Young Refugees

Palabek Refugee Camp: Don Bosco Vocational Center offers Education for hundreds of young refugees. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians Empowering Hundreds of Young Refugees in Uganda with Vocational Skills

Dec 24, 2021

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Uganda are reaching out to over 600 young refugees through vocational training initiatives being realized at the Don Bosco Vocational Center, operating inside Palabek Refugee Resettlement Camp in Gulu Archdiocese.

Uganda's Cabinet Minister in charge of Refugees, Hillary Onek  inspecting the production of  Face Masks at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center (VTC). / Don Bosco Palabek Refugee Services

Ugandan Government Lauds Young Refugees for Pioneering Mass Production of Face Masks

Jul 9, 2020

Young refugees living at the Don Bosco Palabek Refugee Settlement have been applauded for being the first ever group to engage in the mass production of face masks, which they distribute to the most vulnerable communities in the East African country for free to contain the spread of COVID-19.