Africa

Salesian programs in Rwanda are working to help at-risk youth who are often living on the streets. A project at the St. John Bosco Parish in Rango provides education, shelter and hope for street children.

More than 300 youth, ages 5-17, play sports and learn values thanks to the two socio-sports schools the Real Madrid Foundation set up in Senegal with the collaboration of the Salesian Mission office in Madrid, Spain. The programs are hosted at Salesian schools in Thies and Tambacounda. Most of the

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Americas & Caribbean

Youth groups from the Don Bosco Center in Bahía Blanca, a city in the southwest province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, have resumed activities in the courtyard that had been previously suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Valdocco Theater, the Family Catechesis, the Explorers and members of the Missionary Childhood

Bosco Global, supported by the Agency for Development Cooperation of Extremadura, facilitates an eco-sustainability project to improve life for those living in rural communities in Cochabamba, Bolivia. The project's agro-pastoral training engages farmers and ranchers to be involved in the mechanisms and policies of food production and distribution. It also

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Asia & Oceania

The Don Bosco Animation and Research Kendra Center, located in New Delhi, India, is committed to supporting families living in the slums. Salesians have identified 100 families for its Holistic Education Learning Project (HELP). As part of the program, families come to the center to enjoy a meal and access

Amid a devastating second wave of COVID-19, Salesian missionaries across India are taking action. In response, Salesian Missions has launched an emergency appeal for donations. Salesian missionaries, who have been working in the country long before the pandemic, are helping families in need.

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Europe

Cadiz Virgili Don Bosco, a five-a-side soccer club founded at the Don Bosco Institute in Cadiz, Spain, has expanded its sports-educational offerings with a team dedicated to people with disabilities known as the Eyser team. With this team, people with functional diversity will have a place and an opportunity to

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Special Reports From Salesian Missions

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and international organizations around the globe in highlighting the plight of homeless children on the International Day for Street Children. Celebrated each year on April 12, the day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues affecting youth forced to live on the

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and other international organizations in honoring World Health Day 2021. The theme for World Health Day 2021 is “Building a fairer, healthier world” and highlights the inequalities in health and access to health services. These inequalities have been more apparent during the COVID-19 pandemic and the

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which is celebrated each year on April 6. In honor of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, Salesian Missions highlights sports programs in countries around the globe.

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