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UGANDA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Agriculture Training to 140 Students

By at April 22, 2016 | 8:30 am

UGANDA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Agriculture Training to 140 Students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries facilitate an agriculture project on six hectares of land on the grounds of the Don Bosco Children and Life Mission located in the town of Namugongo, just 10 miles northeast of the city of Kampala in Central Uganda. The program provides agriculture education to 140 students who are taught new skills while being encouraged to farm more...

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UGANDA: Students Receive Soccer Equipment and Rice Meals in Recent Stop Hunger Now Donation

By at December 9, 2015 | 8:45 am

UGANDA: Students Receive Soccer Equipment and Rice Meals in Recent Stop Hunger Now Donation

(MissionNewswire) Students in three Salesian communities in Uganda have received soccer equipment and access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable. This is the final of three shipments that make up a more...

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UGANDA: Close to 1,500 Students Receive Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation

By at September 8, 2015 | 6:01 pm

UGANDA: Close to 1,500 Students Receive Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation

(MissionNewswire) Close to 1,500 primary, secondary and technical school students have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent shipment of fortified rice-meals to Salesian programs in Uganda. This is the second of three shipments that make up a donation that is providing a total of 855,360 meals in 2015. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership more...

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UGANDA: Salesian Students Have Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice Meals Donation from Stop Hunger Now

By at June 22, 2015 | 6:30 pm

UGANDA: Salesian Students Have Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice Meals Donation from Stop Hunger Now

(MissionNewswire) More than 950 students have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals to two Salesian programs in Uganda. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most more...

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UGANDA: Don Bosco Elementary School Planning Additional Kindergarten Class to Meet Growing Need

By at January 27, 2015 | 1:38 pm

UGANDA: Don Bosco Elementary School Planning Additional Kindergarten Class to Meet Growing Need

(MissionNewswire) In Uganda, less than 25 percent of elementary school graduates enroll in secondary school, according to UNICEF. At the Don Bosco Elementary School, Namaliga in the town of Bombo in Central Uganda, Salesian missionaries are encouraging young students to further their education, believing that early learning is critical to a student’s academic and more...

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UGANDA: Salesian Missions Coordinates Delivery of Stop Hunger Now Meals to Vulnerable Youth Taking Part in Educational Programs

By at August 12, 2014 | 11:22 am

UGANDA: Salesian Missions Coordinates Delivery of Stop Hunger Now Meals to Vulnerable Youth Taking Part in Educational Programs

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,000 packages of fortified rice-meals have been donated to students in three Salesians programs in Uganda, allowing youth better access to nutrition. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the 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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UGANDA: Donated Books Help Improve Educational Opportunities for Poor Youth

By at May 21, 2014 | 5:04 pm

UGANDA: Donated Books Help Improve Educational Opportunities for Poor Youth

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to a recent donation and coordination efforts of Salesian Missions, four schools in Uganda now have new textbooks. The schools serve vulnerable children and focus on ending the cycle of poverty through education and opportunities. Through primary, secondary and technical schools, Salesian missionaries in Uganda (and around the globe) focus their more...

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UNITED NATIONS: Refugee exodus from strife-torn South Sudan picks up momentum, UN reports

By at January 7, 2014 | 3:48 pm

UNITED NATIONS: Refugee exodus from strife-torn South Sudan picks up momentum, UN reports

(United Nations) As the fighting in parts of South Sudan grinds on between Government forces and rebels despite ceasefire talks, more and more civilians are fleeing to neighboring countries, with some 2,500 people a day now seeking refuge in Uganda, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) reported today. As of yesterday, 23,546 South Sudanese refugees had arrived more...

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USAID: Saving Mothers: A New Initiative to Address Maternal Mortality

By at March 14, 2013 | 7:01 am

USAID: Saving Mothers: A New Initiative to Address Maternal Mortality

(USAID) “In Zambia, when women have delivered, we say ‘Oh, you have survived.’” This chilling reminder of the impact of maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa came from Professor Elwyn Chomba, a Zambian government public health official interviewed by CSIS for a new video about the challenges of maternal mortality and a new initiative to address more...

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