Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE: Former Salesian student presented the documentary “Love” to President of Malta and told her story of support from Don Bosco Fambul

By at February 24, 2019 | 12:05 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Former Salesian student presented the documentary “Love” to President of Malta and told her story of support from Don Bosco Fambul

(MissionNewswire) During a “Lost in Migration” conference that took place in Valleta, Malta, a delegation of seven people from several Salesian provinces were received by the President of Malta, H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca. The Salesian delegation was given the opportunity to explain Salesian programming in various countries around the globe, including helping more...

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SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul holds marathon in honor of St. John (Don) Bosco feast day

By at January 31, 2019 | 1:05 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul holds marathon in honor of St. John (Don) Bosco feast day

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Fambul, located in Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown, celebrated the feast of St. John (Don) Bosco this year with a variety of activities for youth. On Jan. 27, more than 100 youth participating in Don Bosco Fambul's programs took part in a marathon in honor of Don Bosco. The event was an opportunity for youth to engage with their more...

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SIERRA LEONE: After gaining an education with the support of Don Bosco Fambul graduate goes on to help other street children

By at December 19, 2018 | 5:23 pm

SIERRA LEONE: After gaining an education with the support of Don Bosco Fambul graduate goes on to help other street children

(MissionNewswire) Joe Conteh was once a young man receiving services from Don Bosco Fambul, but today, he is the coordinator of the organization’s Child Care Center. Located in Sierra Leone’s capital city, Freetown, Don Bosco Fambul has become one of the country’s leading child welfare organizations—offering food, clothing, crisis intervention services, shelter, more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Girls Shelter rebuilds after fire destroyed house that provides shelter and programs to child abuse victims

By at November 10, 2018 | 1:41 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Girls Shelter rebuilds after fire destroyed house that provides shelter and programs to child abuse victims

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Girls Shelter which is operated by Don Bosco Fambul, one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations located in the capital city of Freetown, was recently reopened after a fire destroyed the building in May 2018. One of the girls received burns on her feet and everything in the shelter was destroyed in the fire which was caused more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul provides critical support and intervention services for inmates at Pademba Road Prison

By at November 7, 2018 | 4:52 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul provides critical support and intervention services for inmates at Pademba Road Prison

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco Fambul, located in Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown and one of the country’s leading child-welfare organizations, have been actively providing services to young prisoners incarcerated at the Pademba Road Prison. A long-term partnership between the prison and Don Bosco Fambul was established to allow more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul offers life-changing social services and support for poor and at-risk youth

By at October 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul offers life-changing social services and support for poor and at-risk youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been serving in Sierra Leone since 2001 when they began working to rehabilitate former child soldiers. In the years since, Don Bosco Fambul, located in the country’s capital city of Freetown, has become one of the Sierra Leone’s leading child welfare organizations—offering food, clothing, crisis intervention services, more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE: Children at Don Bosco Youth Center have access to better nutrition thanks to Feed My Starving Children rice meal shipment

By at October 3, 2018 | 8:29 am

SIERRA LEONE: Children at Don Bosco Youth Center have access to better nutrition thanks to Feed My Starving Children rice meal shipment

(MissionNewswire) Children attending the Don Bosco Youth Center in Lungi, a small coastal town in the Port Loko District of the Northern Province of Sierra Leone, have access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit Christian organization committed to “feeding God’s children hungry in body and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Girls Shelter gives girls caught in prostitution a chance for a better life

By at September 27, 2018 | 10:30 am

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Girls Shelter gives girls caught in prostitution a chance for a better life

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Fambul, one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations located in Freetown, has been helping young women caught up in prostitution come in off the streets. Father Jorge Crisafulli launched the program out of Don Bosco Fambul’s Girls Shelter in September 2016 with the aim of searching for girls in their workplaces where they more...

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SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for musical instruments for new school band

By at August 21, 2018 | 12:33 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for musical instruments for new school band

(MissionNewswire) Donor funding through Salesian Missions is providing the necessary capital for musical instruments for a new school band at St. Augustine's Agricultural Secondary School in Lungi, Sierra Leone. The project will provide an extra-curricular program in music and entertainment that will bring relief and healing from the trauma that persists in the more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE: Salesian organizations hold event at United Nations in New York to give visibility to girls at risk of prostitution

By at June 28, 2018 | 12:38 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Salesian organizations hold event at United Nations in New York to give visibility to girls at risk of prostitution

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Missions Office in Madrid, in collaboration with the International Mary Help of Christians Institute, VIDES International and Jugendhilfe Weltweit, organized an event at the United Nations in New York to give visibility to the most vulnerable youth who are forced to work as prostitutes in order to survive. The event, entitled “Girls with more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone