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KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provided Technical Training to 3,774 Youth in 2015

By at June 28, 2016 | 8:30 am

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provided Technical Training to 3,774 Youth in 2015

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries have expanded their technical training offered to refugees at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. Classes started in January 2016 after expansion of the program and construction on new facilities were completed in December 2015. Kakuma is operated by UNHCR, the U.N. refugee agency, in collaboration with Salesian missionaries in the more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Summer Camp Provides Activities for 270 Marginalized Youth

By at January 14, 2016 | 6:04 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Summer Camp Provides Activities for 270 Marginalized Youth

(MissionNewswire) In December, 270 youth took part in a 10-day summer camp operated by Don Bosco Gumbo located in the town of Gumbo on the outskirts of Juba, the largest city and capital of South Sudan. The camp was organized by Salesian missionaries in collaboration with members of the St. Vincent de Paul parish. Students from Salesian schools in the area, youth from more...

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South Sudan: Salesian Missionaries Have Built 60 Primary Schools Educating 13,500 Students

By at November 3, 2015 | 10:25 am

South Sudan: Salesian Missionaries Have Built 60 Primary Schools Educating 13,500 Students

(MissionNewswire) Two Salesian missionaries, Father Vincenzo Donati and Brother James Comino, have been working to build schools across South Sudan since the country’s independence in 2011. The “One Hundred Village Schools for South Sudan” project started in 2012 and since that time, 60 primary schools, comprised of four classrooms and a teacher’s office, have more...

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INDIA: Salesian New Beginnings Program Graduates 840 Sri Lankan Refugees

By at July 21, 2015 | 5:58 am

INDIA: Salesian New Beginnings Program Graduates 840 Sri Lankan Refugees

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run New Beginnings program, operating out of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, recently celebrated 840 Sri Lankan refugees in a graduation ceremony on July 5 at the Don Bosco Secondary School in the city of Thanjavur. The New Beginnings program offers technical and vocational courses and skills training as well as job placement more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Lay Missionaries Assist Students at Don Bosco Gumbo

By at May 19, 2015 | 8:05 am

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Lay Missionaries Assist Students at Don Bosco Gumbo

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate Don Bosco Gumbo which comprises a parish, secondary school and youth center in Gumbo, a suburb of Juba, the largest city and capital of South Sudan. Don Bosco Gumbo provides education and social development services for poor youth and their families. For some, the education offered at the secondary school there is the only more...

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KENYA: Salesian Missionaries are Building New Vocational School for Growing Refugee Population

By at April 1, 2015 | 8:09 am

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries are Building New Vocational School for Growing Refugee Population

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries continue to provide services to refugees at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. Kakuma is operated by UNHCR, the U.N. refugee agency, in collaboration with Salesian missionaries in the country as well as several other humanitarian organizations. The camp offers refugees safety, security and life-saving services such as housing, more...

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KENYA: Don Bosco Job Placement and Career Center Connects Salesian Graduates to Stable Employment

By at February 26, 2015 | 9:41 am

KENYA: Don Bosco Job Placement and Career Center Connects Salesian Graduates to Stable Employment

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Development Office in Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya, has a special job placement and career center staffed by job placement officers who work to ensure that students from Salesian educational programs connect effectively with stable employment upon graduation. The center’s role in Salesian educational programs is critical to more...

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INDIA: 2,500 Sri Lankan Refugees Access New Beginnings Training Program

By at November 14, 2014 | 5:55 pm

INDIA: 2,500 Sri Lankan Refugees Access New Beginnings Training Program

(MissionNewswire) For the fifth year, Salesian Missions has received funding from the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration to conduct its New Beginnings program assisting Sri Lankan Refugees in Tamil Nadu, India. To date, close to 2,500 refugees have received vocational training scholarships through the program. Since 1983, ethnic more...

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

By at June 20, 2014 | 1:31 pm

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

To mark World Refugee Day 2014, Salesian Missions is proud to highlight Salesian programs around the globe that provide life-changing education, medical care and support for refugees and internally displaced people in need. Each year, June 20 marks World Refugee Day, a day that honors the plight of millions of refugees and internally displaced people around the globe. more...

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KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Hope, Education and Nutrition to Youth in Kakuma Refugee Camp

By at June 2, 2014 | 10:23 am

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Hope, Education and Nutrition to Youth in Kakuma Refugee Camp

(MissionNewswire) As of the end of May, Kakuma refugee camp, located in northern Kenya near the Uganda and South Sudan borders, is caring for 155,477 refugees from 20 different countries, according to UNHCR, the U.N. refugee agency. The majority of refugees at the camp, more than 44 percent, are from South Sudan and arrived after escaping conflict and violence. Kakuma more...

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