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Liberia – A vocational project in the Salesian style

After 15 years of civil war, and then hit by an epidemic of Ebola that claimed thousands of victims, has left Liberia an extremely poor country. The data are merciless: 63.8% of Liberians live below the poverty line; life expectancy is only 63.3 years; a quarter of the population (about 4.6 million) has no access […]

Liberia – A unique experience! Too bad it didn’t last long!

Liberia and Sierra Leone represent the corner of Africa where tropical rains are abundant. In tropical West Africa, the most rainy season starts in April and ends in November, but this year it began much earlier … At Tappita – where the Salesians have recently reactivated a mission – people live on agriculture and the […]

At “Don Bosco Fambul” the most vulnerable children

Freetown, Sierra Leone – October 2018 – The Salesian house “Don Bosco Fambul” assists street children in Freetown. Three months ago, an assessment was launched on the condition of the most vulnerable children and a rehabilitation program was initiated by which these children could either be reunited with their natural families, or set forth procedures […]

“Slaves no more. Free to grow.” Race of Saints Charity project 2018

 In Ghana, as in many African countries, child trafficking is a widespread phenomenon. The Salesians try to oppose it through works such as the “Child Protection Center” of Ashaiman. This very center is the beneficiary of the solidarity project of the XI edition of the “Race of Saints”, the sports event that takes place in […]