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(MissionNewswire) At the end of November, Pope Francis ended a six-day trip to Africa which included stops in Kenya and Uganda, with a stop in the war-torn Central African Republic. Despite concerns about his personal safety, the Pope visited the country where more than 6,000 people have

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Chennai, India have been providing food, shelter and supplies to residents affected by flooding in the area. According to CNN, the city of 4.6 million people on India’s southeast coast has been dealing with intense flooding after some of the heaviest and

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(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

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the international community in honoring the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence which began on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (November 25) and will conclude on International Human Rights Day (December 10). This year’s theme “From

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(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Vocational Training Center, located in the city of Nochchiyagama in northern Sri Lanka, is providing underprivileged youth an opportunity to gain the skills necessary to find and retain employment in Sri Lanka’s difficult job market. More than 160 students completed their training

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(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

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(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Bangalore Oniyavara Seva Coota (BOSCO), received the 2014 National Award for Child Welfare (under the institution/organization category) from the Ministry of Women and Child Development of the government of India. BOSCO, located in Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), the capital of the Indian state of

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(MissionNewswire) Close to 1,500 women, children and elderly people who have been seeking assistance from Salesian programs after being internally displaced due to recent violence in the Central African Republic have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving

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(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Boys and Girls Club of East Boston recently received a national award from the Boys and Girls Club of America. Called the Gateway to Impact Award, it recognizes the club for its increase in average daily attendance and capacity utilization during the year. The

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