Some of the homeless youths in prison that Salesian MIssionaries are supporting in Madagascar. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians of Don Bosco Providing Care to Minors Abandoned Behind Bars in Madagascar

Feb 23, 2023

At ‘Trano zaza maditra’ (Home for naughty boys), a rehabilitation center for boys in Madagascar’s capital, Antananarivo, boys as young as nine years old are received and locked behind bars, away from the care of their families.

Fr. Peter Kimani, National Chaplain of the Kenya Prisons Services and Fr. Matambura Ismael of the Jesuits Conference of Africa and Madagascar at the commissioning of prison catechists at the end of the catechists' training in Nairobi on Thursday, June 24.Credit: ACI Africa/JCAM

Jesuits Train Catechists in Kenyan Prisons to Equip Inmates with Coping Skills

Jun 25, 2021

Working in Kenyan Prisons has never been easy for spiritual caregivers who share the psychological burden of those locked behind bars.

Some of the homeless youths in prison that Salesian MIssionaries are supporting in Madagascar / Agenzia Info Salesiana (ANS)

Salesians in Madagascar Offering “second chance” to Homeless Youths Living in “prisons”

Feb 6, 2021

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in the Indian Ocean Island nation of Madagascar are offering a “second chance” to homeless youths living in prisons.

Archbishop John Bonaventure Kwofie with Patrick Darko Missah during donation exercise at the Ghana prisons headquarters, Tuesday, April 7 2020.

Church in Ghana Lauded for Taking Fight against COVID -19 to Prisons

Apr 9, 2020

The Catholic Church in Ghana has been applauded for responding promptly to a special appeal from the Administration of the Ghana Prisons Service to donate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to help avert the spread of COVID-19 in the 44 Prisons in the West African country that has a total of 15,000 inmates.