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GLOBAL: Salesian Missionaries from around the Globe Visit U.S. Parishes to Share Success Stories

By at June 9, 2016 | 12:36 pm

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions is pleased the announce the arrival of Salesian missionaries from close to a dozen different locations who will participate in public forums at U.S. parishes to share inspirational success stories from Salesian programs. New Rochelle, New York - This summer, between June and September, Salesian missionaries from various locations more...

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SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missionaries Install New Well in Village Hard Hit by Ebola

By at April 7, 2016 | 1:36 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missionaries Install New Well in Village Hard Hit by Ebola

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are assisting the small village of Kumbrabai, 100 kilometers from the capital city of Freetown in Sierra Leone, which has been severely impacted by the Ebola virus. The village once had 270 residents but 82 villagers succumbed to Ebola and 65 more who were infected fled the village. Entire families were lost and some are left with more...

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SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Receives Sierra Leone’s Presidential Award for Its Efforts in Fighting Ebola Epidemic

By at January 21, 2016 | 6:09 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Receives Sierra Leone’s Presidential Award for Its Efforts in Fighting Ebola Epidemic

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco Fambul, one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations located in Freetown, the country’s capital city, has been on the forefront of efforts to help prevent Ebola in communities throughout Sierra Leone and provide care for children left orphaned by the deadly epidemic. The organization recently received Sierra more...

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SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missions Madrid Releases Report on Increase in Child Rights Violations Since Ebola Epidemic

By at December 2, 2015 | 6:11 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missions Madrid Releases Report on Increase in Child Rights Violations Since Ebola Epidemic

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions in Madrid, Spain recently released a report titled, Right to Protection of Children in Sierra Leone, that detailed a number of child rights violations that have been occurring in the country in the wake of the Ebola epidemic. According to the report, youth are dealing with the devastating repercussions of Ebola including forced child more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Launches Annual Food Distribution Appeal to Feed Malnourished Children

By at November 9, 2015 | 4:28 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Launches Annual Food Distribution Appeal to Feed Malnourished Children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesian of Don Bosco, announces the launch of its Annual Food Distribution Appeal to raise funds to ship food aid to malnourished children and families in some of the poorest places on the planet. Through this special appeal, every $1 that is raised can deliver $20 worth of food. This is made more...

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LIBERIA: More than 1,200 Boxes of Rice-Meals Provided to Salesian Programs Thanks to Partnership with Feed My Starving Children

By at October 9, 2015 | 9:02 am

LIBERIA: More than 1,200 Boxes of Rice-Meals Provided to Salesian Programs Thanks to Partnership with Feed My Starving Children

(MissionNewswire) Youth participating in programs operated by Don Bosco Matadi in Monrovia, Liberia have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit Christian organization committed to, “feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit.” The fortified rice-meals provided by Feed more...

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SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Free Child Hotline Provided Critical Support During Ebola Crisis

By at August 27, 2015 | 7:43 am

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Free Child Hotline Provided Critical Support During Ebola Crisis

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Fambul, located in Sierra Leone’s capital city, Freetown, is one of the country’s leading child-welfare organizations and has been on the forefront of efforts to help prevent Ebola in local communities and provide care for children left orphaned. Since 2010, the organization has provided a countrywide phone counseling service. At one more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Highlights Humanitarian Efforts on World Humanitarian Day

By at August 24, 2015 | 10:14 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Highlights Humanitarian Efforts on World Humanitarian Day

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Humanitarian Day. Celebrated each year on August 19, the day was established by the United Nations to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others and was designated to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the more...

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LIBERIA: Food Aid Provides Returning Students Nutritious Meals Thanks to Salesian Missions Partnership with Feed My Starving Children

By at April 9, 2015 | 12:29 pm

LIBERIA: Food Aid Provides Returning Students Nutritious Meals Thanks to Salesian Missions Partnership with Feed My Starving Children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian students in Monrovia, Liberia who are returning to their classes after schools were closed during the Ebola crisis, have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit Christian organization committed to, “feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit.” more...

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SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missionaries are Caring for 120 Orphans in Wake of Ebola Crisis

By at April 1, 2015 | 5:36 am

SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missionaries are Caring for 120 Orphans in Wake of Ebola Crisis

(MissionNewswire) The number of new Ebola cases in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea is in decline, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since the outbreak started, WHO has reported more than 11,841 confirmed Ebola cases and 3,747 deaths from the virus in Sierra Leone alone. A total of 79 confirmed new cases of Ebola were reported in the week ending on March more...

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