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MADAGASCAR: New Construction Project Aims to Give Students Real World Work Experience

By at May 5, 2016 | 7:05 am

MADAGASCAR: New Construction Project Aims to Give Students Real World Work Experience

(MissionNewswire) Salesian technical students have put their newly acquired skills to use at a construction project in Madagascar’s ministerial building in Antananarivo, the country’s capital city located in the Central Highlands. The 29 students from the Salesian Vocational Training Center are building new rooms for the government building. The project was designed more...

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MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missionaries Provide Assistance to Those Affected by Flooding from Cyclone Chedza

By at March 4, 2015 | 8:37 am

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missionaries Provide Assistance to Those Affected by Flooding from Cyclone Chedza

(MissionNewswire) On January 16, Tropical Cyclone Chedza made landfall in Madagascar bringing wind and intense heavy rainfall leading to flooding that affected many areas of the country including Antananarivo, the capital city. According to the country’s National Disaster Risk Management Office, 35 people were killed and 52,936 people were left homeless in the hardest more...

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MADAGASCAR: New Educational Opportunities Provide Training in High Employment Sectors Helping Youth Escape Poverty

By at April 17, 2014 | 10:55 am

MADAGASCAR: New Educational Opportunities Provide Training in High Employment Sectors Helping Youth Escape Poverty

(MissionNewswire) Madagascar, an island in the Indian Ocean off the coast of East Africa, is one of the poorest countries in the world. In order to help youth break the cycle of poverty and hopelessness, Salesian missionaires in Madagascar operate elementary, middle and high schools throughout the country. The focus of the schools is on providing educational more...

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Salesian Missions, Stop Hunger Now Partner to Deliver Critical Food Aid in More Than 10 Countries

By at August 14, 2013 | 3:06 pm

(MissionNewswire)  Salesian Missions has partnered with Stop Hunger Now, enabling the delivery of lifesaving food and other critical aid to Salesian programs in more than 10 countries this year alone. Stop Hunger Now is an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable. As part of an ongoing partnership, the more...

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MADAGASCAR: New Partnership is Closing the Digital Divide

By at April 16, 2013 | 5:06 pm

MADAGASCAR: New Partnership is Closing the Digital Divide

(MissionNewswire) The digital divide–the gap between those with access to technology and those without–is particularly apparent in Madagascar. Because of a lack of funding and limited access to technology, many youth have had no training in technology, including basic computer and internet skills. Youth with no technical knowledge or training are severely limited in more...

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MADAGASCAR: Computer Scientists Without Borders Helps Bring New Services, Technology Training to Youth

By at November 25, 2012 | 5:14 pm

MADAGASCAR: Computer Scientists Without Borders Helps Bring New Services, Technology Training to Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian-run programs in Bevaneviky, Madagascar are now able to offer youth new computer services and better technology training thanks to a charitable initiative created in collaboration with Computer Buffs Without Frontiers, an organization formed by professional information technology volunteers, and Monclick, one of the leading online sellers of more...

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