(MissionNewswire) The potential to help nearly 4,000 children made homeless due to the aftermath of Sierra Leone’s decade-long civil war is behind the launch of a new, 24-hour telephone counseling hotline.
The Child Hotline 116 is an around-the-clock counseling hotline staffed by social workers—along with other
(UNICEF) The massive humanitarian response in the Horn of Africa in 2011 reversed the spread of famine and saved tens of thousands of children’s lives, but the outlook is increasingly worrisome, threatening the tentative gains achieved to date, according to a new UNICEF report.
(USAID) On April 9, the Governments of the United States and Brazil formalized a partnership to improve food security in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Memorandum of Understanding begins with a trilateral agreement with the Government of
(MissionNewswire) The international community celebrated World Water Day on March 22, which is recognized annually as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. World Water Day 2012 was coordinated by the Food
(MissionNewswire) The international community celebrated World Water Day on March 22 – which is recognized annually as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. World Water Day 2012 was coordinated by the Food
(MissionNewswire) The German branch of the international nonprofit Clowns Without Borders traveled to India for the first time this month, selecting a Salesian youth center as the perfect place to conduct their program.
Clowns Without Borders spreads happiness where it is most needed. The organization brings
(MissionNewswire) The Alliance for Global Food Security, in which Salesian Missions is a member, is urging Congress to reauthorize international food assistance programs when it writes a new U.S. Farm Bill this year. (The last Farm Bill was written in 2008.)
“International food assistance is a
(MissionNewswire) Hendrix Pineda, a program officer with the Salesian Missions Office for International Programs, recently returned from Haiti where he was exploring a possible food-for-development project to be funded under Title II of the Farm Bill managed by the United States Agency
(MissionNewswire) International Women’s Day—created by the United Nations and celebrated by organizations and countries around the globe—is observed each year on March 8.
According to the United Nations, “it is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national,
(TAMENGLONG, INDIA) The article reports that a boy from Tamenglong district of Manipur was found on the streets in the Salem district in Tamil Nadu on March 2, 2012. In the article, a reliable source stated that, “the child has been rescued by Don Bosco