Salesians of Don Bosco West Africa Province

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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

The installation of Don Bosco’s Relic at the Shrine of Mary Help of Christians, Upper Hill

The installation of Don Bosco’s 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

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

03/12/2016Sierra Leone
Don Bosco Childline: from 116 to 323

Don Bosco Childline: from 116 to 323

The importance of the Childline operated by Don Bosco Fambul cannot be underestimated. With little over 250 calls weekly, this department is faced with the huge challenge of providing the social- pedagogic counselling service by highly motivated... More info

03/12/2016Sierra Leone

48 boys bids farewel after rehabilitation

The Family Tracing Department is central to the work of Don Bosco Fambul in Sierra Leone. Staff members engage in night assessment and take in street kids for rehabilitation. In August 2016 a total of 48 street boys successfully completed the... More info

02/11/2016Sierra Leone
'Your name is John Bosco? With that name you should not be in prison.

"Your name is John Bosco? With that name you should not be in prison.

Two years ago the World Health Organization declared that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa was over. The epidemic caused about 4,000 deaths and over 14,000 cases of infection. Two years later Sierra Leone has fallen into oblivion. This country... More info

28/07/2016Liberia
Four weeks of joy and renewal for 500 young people from Monrovia

Four weeks of joy and renewal for 500 young people from Monrovia

Five hundred young people, fifty leaders, two young volunteers Stanislaus and Robert from Poland, two Salesians Fr Raphael and Fr Albert are the participants in the four weeks of the Holiday Camp 2016 in Matadi, Monrovia.

The parents love it... More info

17/03/2016Nigeria
Annual Pastoral Cathedraticum, Ondo deanery 1

Annual Pastoral Cathedraticum, Ondo deanery 1

Cathedraticum as a word derives its meaning from ‘Cathedra’, a Latin word for the Bishop’s chair as the leader of the diocese. Annually, the people of God gather to give their support to the Bishop, and that support is what is... More info

16/03/2016General
Come again, Fr Ángel!

Come again, Fr Ángel!

Sierra Leone and Liberia, both Anglophone West African nations belonging to AFW province (Artemide Zatti) have recently gone through fear and helplessness finally overcoming the dreaded Ebola scourge. The maiden solidarity visit of the 10th... More info

14/03/2016Ghana
Ghana Welcomes Fr. Ángel

Ghana Welcomes Fr. Ángel

On the 6th day of his landmark visit West Africa English speaking province, Fr Ángel Fernandez Artime landed at Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana. With his secretary, Fr Horacio López, he was accompanied by the... More info

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