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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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SPAIN: Campaign Launched to Highlight Struggles of Youth Unfairly Kept in Juvenile Justice Centers

By at June 24, 2015 | 5:58 pm

SPAIN: Campaign Launched to Highlight Struggles of Youth Unfairly Kept in Juvenile Justice Centers

(MissionNewswire) According to the United Nations, more than 1 million youth across the globe are deprived of their freedom in police stations, prisons and juvenile detention centers. The majority of them do not have previous criminal records and many have been accused of petty crimes like begging or sleeping on the streets. Nearly 60 percent of these juvenile offenders more...

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

By at June 18, 2015 | 1:32 pm

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

(MissionNewswire) In countries around the globe, Salesian missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced persons whose lives have been affected by war, persecution, famine and natural disasters such as floods, droughts and earthquakes. Salesian programs provide refugees much needed education and technical skills training, workforce more...

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KENYA: World Food Program Cuts will Affect Nearly 1,000 Participating in Salesian Programs at Kakuma Refugee Camp

By at June 15, 2015 | 9:06 am

KENYA: World Food Program Cuts will Affect Nearly 1,000 Participating in Salesian Programs at Kakuma Refugee Camp

(MissionNewswire) The U.N World Food Programme made an announcement in June that due to a shortfall in donor funding it plans to cut food rations for half a million refugees living in camps in northern Kenya, according to a recent Thomas Reuters Foundation article. Food rations will be cut by close to a third for the primarily Somali and South Sudanese refugees at the 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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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-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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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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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: 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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