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WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

By at March 21, 2016 | 10:07 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22, focusing attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for the more...

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ETHIOPIA: Salesian Missionaries Working with VIS Volunteers are Helping to Provide Water to 12,000 During Drought

By at March 16, 2016 | 6:34 pm

ETHIOPIA: Salesian Missionaries Working with VIS Volunteers are Helping to Provide Water to 12,000 During Drought

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries and volunteers with the International Volunteers for Development (VIS) are concerned that a devastating drought affecting Ethiopia is forcing residents to flee the country making them vulnerable to illegal migration (particularly to Europe and the Middle East), exploitation and human traffickers who are already taking advantage of more...

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ITALY: Stop Human Trafficking Campaign is Helping to Prevent Exploitation and Abuse

By at March 16, 2016 | 2:46 pm

ITALY: Stop Human Trafficking Campaign is Helping to Prevent Exploitation and Abuse

(MissionNewswire) In October 2015, Salesian missionaries in Italy kicked off a Stop Human Trafficking Campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of youth migration. With a focus on youth leaving countries in Africa in search of a better life in Europe, the campaign aims to prevent young migrants from becoming victims of crime and exploitation. The campaign is part of an more...

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ETHIOPIA: Water Well Projects Provide Safe Drinking Water and Improved Sanitation during Recent Droughts

By at February 23, 2016 | 5:31 pm

ETHIOPIA: Water Well Projects Provide Safe Drinking Water and Improved Sanitation during Recent Droughts

(MissionNewswire) Since June 2011, Ethiopia has been plagued by a persistent drought that has damaged agricultural production and contributed to an increase in malnutrition, especially among the most vulnerable members of the population. The United Nations has estimated that 14 million people are at risk and more than 10 million are in need of emergency food aid. In an more...

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ETHIOPIA: Salesian Missionaries Start New Well Project to Provide Clean Water to Communities across Ethiopia

By at July 14, 2015 | 10:20 am

ETHIOPIA: Salesian Missionaries Start New Well Project to Provide Clean Water to Communities across Ethiopia

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Ethiopia have started a new project building wells equipped with pumps to improve sanitary conditions, increase agricultural production and provide access to safe drinking water in communities across the country. Since June 2011, Ethiopia has been plagued by a persistent drought that has damaged agricultural production and 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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REUTERS: “Massive emergency” as one in ten South Sudanese refugee children die in hospitals

By at June 16, 2014 | 5:58 am

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – One in ten South Sudanese children admitted to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) hospitals for refugees in Ethiopia are dying, the medical charity said, warning that conditions are likely to worsen as seasonal rains set in. Around 150,000 South Sudanese have fled to Ethiopia since conflict broke out in the world’s youngest nation in more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Focuses Efforts on Clean Water Initiatives

By at June 5, 2014 | 3:10 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Focuses Efforts on Clean Water Initiatives

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions has launched a special fundraising initiative to address the need safe water and sanitation to support its work in countries around the globe. From drinking water and healthy sanitation to agriculture,  water is essential for life. According to a leading water charities, more than 750 million people do not have access to clean water more...

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UNHCR: UNHCR increases aid as South Sudanese refugees stream into Ethiopia

By at April 15, 2014 | 1:02 pm

UNHCR: UNHCR increases aid as South Sudanese refugees stream into Ethiopia

(UNHCR) UNHCR announced on Tuesday it had begun airlifts and construction of new camps to help South Sudanese refugees fleeing to Ethiopia, who now total more than 95,000 and are growing at up to 1,000 a day. The UN refugee agency told reporters it was working with its partners to improve conditions in Ethiopia's western Gambella region– flying in new tents, more...

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