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SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education to More Than 1,000 Students in Primary and Technical Education

By at July 6, 2016 | 1:31 pm

SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education to More Than 1,000 Students in Primary and Technical Education

(MissionNewsire) A primary school in Khartoum, the capital and second largest city of Sudan, operated by Salesian Sisters from the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, provides education and social development services to 400 children. Nearly 80 percent of the students in the school are victims of the war in South Sudan. Many are deeply wounded, scared, sick and above more...

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MADAGASCAR: Salesian Feeding Programs Provides Free Lunch to 300 Children Each Day

By at June 22, 2016 | 2:25 pm

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Feeding Programs Provides Free Lunch to 300 Children Each Day

(MissionNewsire) Salesian Sisters working with Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in Betafo, a town of 30,000 people surrounded by hills in the Central Highlands of Madagascar, provide a nursery school, elementary school, professional center, oratory and two boarding houses, one for the girls attending the professional center and the other for those who attend the more...

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ETHIOPIA: Salesian Lay Volunteers Educate, Provide Hope to Poor Youth and Their Families

By at June 8, 2016 | 8:29 am

ETHIOPIA: Salesian Lay Volunteers Educate, Provide Hope to Poor Youth and Their Families

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries in Ethiopia are working to address an extreme drought in the country and continuing their education and social development programs helping to aid poor youth and their families. Joanna Piotrowska, a Salesian volunteer from Poland, has been working with the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in Dilla, a town in southern Ethiopia. more...

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EUROPE: Salesian Missionaries Providing Shelter and Education to Refugees Arriving in Europe

By at October 14, 2015 | 5:59 am

(MissionNewswire) Europe is experiencing a maritime refugee crisis of historic proportions, according to UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency. Already in 2015, more than 300,000 refugees and migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea on their way to Europe. At the end of 2014, 59.5 million people worldwide, the highest level on record, were forcibly displaced as a more...

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EAST TIMOR: Donation of Nutritious Rice-Meals by Stop Hunger Now Benefits More than 1,100 Youth

By at July 5, 2015 | 4:56 pm

EAST TIMOR: Donation of Nutritious Rice-Meals by Stop Hunger Now Benefits More than 1,100 Youth

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,100 students participating in Salesian programs run by the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals. Offered at orphanages, boarding homes, schools and a medical facility spread across six towns and villages in East Timor, 11 programs were the recipients of the more...

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INDIA: Salesians Provide Protection and Rehabilitation for Street Youth

By at June 12, 2014 | 9:55 am

INDIA: Salesians Provide Protection and Rehabilitation for Street Youth

(MissionNewswire) According to the World Bank, India is home to 25 percent of the world’s poor and more than 30 percent of the country’s population lives in poverty. While progress has been significant and the number of out-of-school children has been reduced from 25 million to 8 million in the past eight years, India continues to have the largest number of child more...

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SOUTH AFRICA: Salesians Collaborate to Open New Don Bosco Center

By at June 10, 2013 | 1:08 pm

SOUTH AFRICA: Salesians Collaborate to Open New Don Bosco Center

(MissionNewswire) Poverty is extensive in South Africa with almost 50 percent of the population living below the poverty line, according to UNICEF. A significant percentage of the population struggles to survive on less than one dollar a day. The country is plagued by high crime rates and gender-based violence against women and girls and has been the hardest hit by the more...

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