Nepal

NEPAL: Salesian Missionaries are Focusing on Rebuilding Homes and Classrooms after Earthquake

By at July 9, 2015 | 7:13 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are planning their next steps in relief efforts for communities affected by the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 and the second earthquake that struck on May 12. More than 8,000 have died and close to 20,000 were injured as a result of the earthquakes and their aftermath. Forty of Nepal’s 75 districts have more...

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NEPAL: Missionaries Distribute Aid, Begin Providing Materials for Shelter in Preparation for Monsoon Season

By at June 2, 2015 | 4:43 am

NEPAL: Missionaries Distribute Aid, Begin Providing Materials for Shelter in Preparation for Monsoon Season

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are working to provide rice, clean water and materials to build shelter for those affected by the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 and the second earthquake that struck on May 12. More than 8,000 have died and close to 20,000 were injured as a result of the earthquakes and their aftermath. Forty of Nepal’s more...

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NEPAL: Salesian Missionaries Respond Providing Continued Relief and Assistance after Second Earthquake Hits Nepal

By at May 15, 2015 | 2:45 pm

NEPAL: Salesian Missionaries Respond Providing Continued Relief and Assistance after Second Earthquake Hits Nepal

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Nepal continue to provide relief and assistance to those affected by April’s deadly earthquake that killed more than 8,000 and injured more than 19,000. Still reeling from the April 25 earthquake, a second earthquake on May 12 created more devastation and hardship for those already homeless and in need. With a magnitude of more...

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NEPAL: Missionaries Among First to Care for Survivors, Emergency Appeal Launched to Aid Relief Efforts

By at April 27, 2015 | 4:53 pm

NEPAL: Missionaries Among First to Care for Survivors, Emergency Appeal Launched to Aid Relief Efforts

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, has launched an emergency fund to assist Salesian missionaries in Nepal who are working to provide aid and emergency relief to those affected by Saturday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake that has devastated Kathmandu and surrounding villages. To raise money for the fund, the Catholic more...

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NEPAL: New Program Helps Poor Youth Gain Employment Skills

By at July 25, 2013 | 3:26 pm

NEPAL: New Program Helps Poor Youth Gain Employment Skills

(MissionNewswire) Although there has been some recent growth in the country, Nepal remains one of the poorest in the world according to the World Bank. In the 2013 United Nations Human Development report, Nepal ranked 157th out of 187 countries. On average about one in four people live in poverty in Nepal. That rates rises sharply to close to 50 percent for those living more...

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