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INDIA: Salesian Missionaries Develop Mobile Medical Project Providing Health Care for Youth Living on the Streets

By at February 17, 2016 | 2:35 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missionaries Develop Mobile Medical Project Providing Health Care for Youth Living on the Streets

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in New Delhi, India’s capital city, have recently launched a new project providing mobile medical care for street children. A mobile medical van utilized to carry out the project is staffed with a full medical team including a doctor, a nurse and social workers. The van regularly visits 11 locations in the city where large more...

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SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Receives Sierra Leone’s Presidential Award for Its Efforts in Fighting Ebola Epidemic

By at January 21, 2016 | 6:09 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Receives Sierra Leone’s Presidential Award for Its Efforts in Fighting Ebola Epidemic

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco Fambul, one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations located in Freetown, the country’s capital city, has been on the forefront of efforts to help prevent Ebola in communities throughout Sierra Leone and provide care for children left orphaned by the deadly epidemic. The organization recently received Sierra more...

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SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missions Madrid Releases Report on Increase in Child Rights Violations Since Ebola Epidemic

By at December 2, 2015 | 6:11 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missions Madrid Releases Report on Increase in Child Rights Violations Since Ebola Epidemic

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions in Madrid, Spain recently released a report titled, Right to Protection of Children in Sierra Leone, that detailed a number of child rights violations that have been occurring in the country in the wake of the Ebola epidemic. According to the report, youth are dealing with the devastating repercussions of Ebola including forced child more...

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SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Free Child Hotline Provided Critical Support During Ebola Crisis

By at August 27, 2015 | 7:43 am

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Free Child Hotline Provided Critical Support During Ebola Crisis

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Fambul, located in Sierra Leone’s capital city, Freetown, is one of the country’s leading child-welfare organizations and has been on the forefront of efforts to help prevent Ebola in local communities and provide care for children left orphaned. Since 2010, the organization has provided a countrywide phone counseling service. At one more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Highlights Humanitarian Efforts on World Humanitarian Day

By at August 24, 2015 | 10:14 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Highlights Humanitarian Efforts on World Humanitarian Day

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Humanitarian Day. Celebrated each year on August 19, the day was established by the United Nations to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others and was designated to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the more...

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INDIA: Treatment Camp Held to Assist Boys with Substance Abuse

By at May 26, 2015 | 12:53 pm

INDIA: Treatment Camp Held to Assist Boys with Substance Abuse

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Jananam, the de-addiction ministry of the Salesian Province of Tiruchy, a city in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu, held a 10-day camp in April to assist youth who are suffering from substance abuse addiction. A first of its kind in this Salesian Province, the event was held in collaboration with St. Ann’s Sisters of Luzern and several more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco College Students Raise Funds for Terminally Ill Patients

By at May 13, 2015 | 7:37 am

INDIA: Don Bosco College Students Raise Funds for Terminally Ill Patients

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco College, located in the suburb of Mannuthy just outside Thrissur, a city in the Indian state of Kerala in the southwest of India, recently raised 400,000 rupees (more than US $6,400) for the Pain and Palliative Care Society, an organization that provides for the treatment and care of terminally ill patients. More than 640 students participated more...

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LIBERIA: Food Aid Provides Returning Students Nutritious Meals Thanks to Salesian Missions Partnership with Feed My Starving Children

By at April 9, 2015 | 12:29 pm

LIBERIA: Food Aid Provides Returning Students Nutritious Meals Thanks to Salesian Missions Partnership with Feed My Starving Children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian students in Monrovia, Liberia who are returning to their classes after schools were closed during the Ebola crisis, have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit Christian organization committed to, “feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit.” more...

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SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missionaries are Caring for 120 Orphans in Wake of Ebola Crisis

By at April 1, 2015 | 5:36 am

SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missionaries are Caring for 120 Orphans in Wake of Ebola Crisis

(MissionNewswire) The number of new Ebola cases in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea is in decline, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since the outbreak started, WHO has reported more than 11,841 confirmed Ebola cases and 3,747 deaths from the virus in Sierra Leone alone. A total of 79 confirmed new cases of Ebola were reported in the week ending on March more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Development Society Medical Health Camp Provided Screening to More than 550 Women

By at March 18, 2015 | 9:19 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Development Society Medical Health Camp Provided Screening to More than 550 Women

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Development Society in Mumbai, India, in collaboration with the Greater Mumbai Co-operative Bank, RG Stone Hospital and the Don Bosco Alumni organization at the Matunga Unit school, organized a medical health camp in March for marginalized women living in poverty. The camp was held at the Don Bosco Provincial House in the Matunga area of more...

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