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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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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Highlights Programs Providing Child Rights Training, Education and Workforce Development Opportunities

By at August 13, 2015 | 3:49 am

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Highlights Programs Providing Child Rights Training, Education and Workforce Development Opportunities

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in recognizing International Youth Day. Celebrated each year on August 12, the day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues affecting young people around the world. The theme of International Youth Day 2015, is “Youth Civic Engagement” and 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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WORLD AIDS DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Successful HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs in Africa

By at December 1, 2012 | 1:38 pm

WORLD AIDS DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Successful HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs in Africa

(MissionNewswire) Since 1988, Dec. 1 has marked World AIDS Day—held to honor AIDS victims and focus on prevention and treatment issues surrounding HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome).  Salesian Missions is one recipient of the PEPFAR program funding having provided programming to 375,000 people living in regions most more...

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