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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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UNITED NATIONS: World Must Help People of Central African Republic ‘Not Tomorrow – Today,’ Declares UN Chief

By at April 14, 2014 | 1:09 pm

UNITED NATIONS: World Must Help People of Central African Republic ‘Not Tomorrow – Today,’ Declares UN Chief

(United Nations) More than 70,000 people are now living in horrendous conditions crammed into the Central African Republic (CAR) Bangui airport – the lucky ones under weather-beaten tarps just yards from the runway. Others are in the open. “Like its stranded airport refugees, the Central African Republic is in dire need of a ticket out of its misery,” United more...

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RWANDA: Salesian Graduate Finishes Top of Her Class and Plans to Give Back to Salesian School

By at February 14, 2014 | 3:30 pm

RWANDA: Salesian Graduate Finishes Top of Her Class and Plans to Give Back to Salesian School

(MissionNewswire) Rwanda has made remarkable progress since the 1994 genocide in the country, particularly in providing education and health services to the poor, according to UNICEF. However, with high rates of poverty, there is still much to be done. Close to 57 percent of the country’s population of 10 million live below the poverty line and for those under the age more...

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WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs Around the Globe that Invest in Agriculture for Food Security

By at October 16, 2012 | 10:26 am

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs Around the Globe that Invest in Agriculture for Food Security

(MissionNewswire) Each year, Oct. 16, marks the observance of United Nations World Food Day across the globe. Today, nearly 870 million people around the world are chronically undernourished, or one in eight individuals worldwide, according to a new report published by the United Nations. World Food Day brings attention to the plight of the world's hungry and more...

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