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KENYA: Bosco Boys Programs Help Street Youth Gain an Education and Hope for the Future

By at September 30, 2015 | 5:20 pm

KENYA: Bosco Boys Programs Help Street Youth Gain an Education and Hope for the Future

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Bosco Boys program provides education and technical skills training to former street children in Nairobi, Kenya and is currently serving more than 600 boys and girls in primary and secondary schools and universities. The program also operates two nursery schools in the slums of Kariua and Kuwinda. Youth living in Nairobi’s slums more...

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WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missions Reports on Efforts to Eliminate Child Labor around the Globe

By at June 11, 2015 | 5:23 pm

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missions Reports on Efforts to Eliminate Child Labor around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Access to education and opportunity is the key to fighting the child labor epidemic, which effects the world's most vulnerable children in some of the poorest places on the planet. With more than 70 colleges and 700 vocational training programs in more than 130 countries, Salesian missionaries are truly on the front lines. Salesian Missions, the U.S. more...

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KENYA: Salesian-run Bosco Boys Programs Provides Education to More Than 600 Poor Youth

By at April 14, 2015 | 5:47 am

KENYA: Salesian-run Bosco Boys Programs Provides Education to More Than 600 Poor Youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Bosco Boys program provides education and technical skills training to former street children in Nairobi, Kenya and is currently serving more than 600 boys and girls in primary and secondary schools and universities. The program also operates two nursery schools in the slums of Kariua and Kuwinda. For Salesian volunteer, Polona more...

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WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missions Programs Provide Access to Safe Water in Poor Communities around the Globe

By at March 20, 2015 | 10:20 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missions Programs Provide Access to Safe Water in Poor Communities around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Every year since 1993, the international community celebrates World Water Day on March 22, focusing attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The day also serves as a reminder of the global population who suffer from water related issues and a call to action to prepare for more...

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KENYA: Water Project at Salesian Bosco Boys Ensures Clean Safe Water for Students and Faculty

By at December 3, 2014 | 4:53 pm

KENYA: Water Project at Salesian Bosco Boys Ensures Clean Safe Water for Students and Faculty

(MissionNewswire) Despite the steady growth of Kenya’s economy, more than half of the country’s population lives below the poverty line on less than one US dollar a day, according to UNICEF. Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city, is home to 3 million residents, most of whom endure lives of extreme poverty in the city’s slums. Families and children living in these urban more...

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KENYA: From Life in Nairobi’s Slums to College Student at International University

By at February 27, 2014 | 4:26 pm

KENYA: From Life in Nairobi’s Slums to College Student at International University

(MissionNewswire) Despite the steady growth of Kenya’s economy, according to UNICEF, more than half of the country’s population lives below the poverty line on less than one US dollar a day. UNICEF also notes that Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, is home to 3 million residents, most of whom endure lives of extreme poverty in the city’s slums. The most vulnerable more...

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KENYA: From Street Child to Business School Graduate, a “Bosco Boy” Success Story

By at January 5, 2013 | 2:31 pm

KENYA: From Street Child to Business School Graduate, a “Bosco Boy” Success Story

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Bosco Boys program in Kenya is giving youth a reason to hope and a path out of poverty. Patrick Ngugi Gichuhi is a graduate of Bosco Boys who, through the program, went from living on the streets to graduating with a degree in international business administration specializing in finance. The Bosco Boys program gave him a second more...

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