Salesians of Don Bosco West Africa Province

Salesians of Don Bosco West Africa Province

Salesian News

31/10/2017General
West Africa: Salesian missionaries are bringing hope to 29,000 youth across Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone

West Africa: Salesian missionaries are bringing hope to 29,000 youth across Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the West African Province are serving more than 29,000 youth across four countries including Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Both Christian and Muslim youth attend Salesian schools,... More info

22/05/2017General
The message of the Rector Major Don 聲gel Fern嫕dez: Jesus stopped at Kakuma

The message of the Rector Major Don 聲gel Fern嫕dez: Jesus stopped at Kakuma

I saw Salesians who, in the midst of immense suffering, keep open a house of hope, consolation, living in communion, and education. Dear friends, today I wish to share with you the impact that a profound human experience I recently lived had on me.... More info

07/03/2017Sierra Leone
Don Bosco on wheels

Don Bosco on wheels

An urban bus from Badajoz, Spain will soon be transformed into “Don Bosco on Wheels” and from 1st April will start to run the streets of Freetown during the night in order to con- tact, socialize and detect small street kids, boys... More info

02/03/2017Sierra Leone
'In our fear, God helped us to respond generously and we decided to stay!'

"In our fear, God helped us to respond generously and we decided to stay!"

Fr Ubaldino Andrade Hernandez is a Salesian missionary who has worked in Sierra Leone. He was in Rome at the Generalate during the photographic exhibition: "Ebola, and beyond Ebola". His testimony is a sign of trust in God.  He says that in... More info

02/03/2017Sierra Leone
Inside Don Bosco Fambul: The transformation begins

Inside Don Bosco Fambul: The transformation begins

The problem of street children, even after many years of efforts, continues to be a difficult issue to deal with, both by the Government and by institutions working for the protection of minors. Last December, 28 children who had been housed at... More info

24/02/2017Nigeria
The future is here, thanks to the training of young people

The future is here, thanks to the training of young people

In Nigeria, everything is the best: the number of inhabitants of the country which is the most populous in Africa, the strong facial features and burly physique of the people, the loud laughter of the people when they speak, the sound of drums and... More info

17/02/2017Liberia

Sensitization and Education to counter Illusions

Human migration is an historical phenomenon that lasted for centuries and caused the growth and prosperity of many countries. But it is a double-edged sword: it has its benefits and its perverse effects. What really matters is creating a safe, free... More info

The installation of Don Boscos Relic at the Shrine of Mary Help of Christians, Upper Hill

The installation of Don Boscos Relic at the Shrine of Mary Help of Christians, Upper Hill

0n 28th over 800 young people came to spend the night with the first class Relic of Don Bosco at Don Bosco Utume where the relic was resting for the last 4 months. They prayed, made confession, sang and danced around their Father and friend whole... More info

06/02/2017Sierra Leone
Girls Shelter - The story of Suntia: Don Bosco Saved Me!

Girls Shelter - The story of Suntia: Don Bosco Saved Me!

My name is Suntia Ronald, a Nigerian by origin. I came in contact with Don Bosco when I was undergoing tough time with my dad. That had been happening since we were in Nigeria and it continued even when we came to Sierra Leone. In Sierra Leone... More info

06/02/2017Nigeria
Inauguration of Bosco Boys home - Ibadan

Inauguration of Bosco Boys home - Ibadan

For us Salesians, we believe that our congregation was borne not out of human invention but through Divine initiative. The play of events in the life of Don Bosco, our founder and in the founding of the Society clearly buttress this claim.

Today,... More info

28/01/2017Ghana

Celebration of Don Bosco's Feast in Sunyani

The 2017 celebration of Don Bosco’s feast in Sunyani took place on Sunday 28 th of January, 2017 at Mary Help of Christian Parish Odumase. The various sectors of Salesian presence in Sunyani were represented; the Novitiate community, St. John... More info

27/01/2017Sierra Leone
More than 700 youth, widows receive better nutrition thanks to recent rice-meal donation

More than 700 youth, widows receive better nutrition thanks to recent rice-meal donation

(MissionNewswire) Youth, children with disabilities and widows were those who benefited from a recent shipment of rice-meals thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit... More info

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