Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – Celebrating a quarter-century of unwavering commitment, Don Bosco Fambul, a non-profit organization, has been a beacon of hope for vulnerable children and youth in Sierra Leone since its establishment in 1998.
Founded by Salesian missionaries and inspired by the humanitarian legacy of Saint John Bosco, the organization has dedicated itself to improving the lives of those most in need. Over the past 25 years, Don Bosco Fambul has tirelessly worked to uplift the well-being and development of young people in Sierra Leone.
The organization’s comprehensive approach encompasses education, vocational training, and support for street children, orphans, and those affected by poverty and conflict. Through a holistic care and support model, Don Bosco Fambul has made a significant impact on the protection and well-being of vulnerable children in the country.
Noteworthy is the organization’s focus on promoting child rights, raising awareness about issues affecting young people, and advocating for policies and programs benefiting vulnerable populations. Don Bosco Fambul actively engages in efforts to prevent all forms of violence against minors and young people, conducting advocacy activities and collaborating with communities and local authorities to increase awareness about the risks faced by vulnerable children.
For orphaned children and those living on the streets, Don Bosco Fambul has provided a source of refuge, offering a nurturing environment, access to healthcare, and counselling services. The success stories of children who have benefited from the organization’s programs stand as a testament to its positive impact.
In the face of Sierra Leone’s challenges of poverty and social inequality, organizations like Don Bosco Fambul play a crucial role in providing hope and opportunities for vulnerable children. Their tireless efforts not only change the lives of individual children but also contribute to the overall development and well-being of the country.
As Don Bosco Fambul celebrates 25 years of dedicated service, its enduring commitment to creating a brighter and more secure future for the most vulnerable members of society is evident in its impactful work. The organization stands as a testament to the positive change that can be achieved through compassion, dedication, and a steadfast focus on the well-being of the nation’s youth. MJB/21/11/2023