Africa

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Ghana focus on education and the growing demand for skills training to help youth gain the skills needed to find and retain stable employment. The Don Bosco Technical Institute in Ashaiman, a large town in the Greater Accra Region of South Ghana, has been developing new

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are working to improve education, social support and clean water access for youth living in Nigerian communities. In January 2017, Salesian missionaries launched the Bosco Boys Home in Ibadan, the state capital of Nigeria’s Oyo state with a population of more than 3 million people. The new

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Americas & Caribbean

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Chile have launched new initiatives with the goal of helping to educate more youth. They have laid the foundation stone for a new St. Domenico Savio building that will become part of the future Salesian Industrial School in Copiapó, a city in northern Chile’s Atacama Desert.

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Diocesan Center of Arts and Trades in Les Cayes, Haiti, has a new back-up electricity system for the school thanks to Salesian Missions donors. The vocational school lost its back-up electrical system during Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane that pummeled Haiti on Oct. 4, 2016. The

Asia & Oceania

(MissionNewswire) Reporter Mitzi Borromeo recently profiled Salesian Father Marciano “Rocky” G. Evangelista for CNN Philippines. Father Evangelista founded and currently runs the Tuloy Foundation in Muntinlupa, the southernmost city of the 16 cities that make up Metro Manila or the Philippines National Capital Region. CNN reports the Tuloy Foundation was started

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries, in collaboration with the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, operate a school and parish in Khoupum Valley, a small valley surrounded by green hills located in the state of Manipur in northeastern India. The area, which is surrounded by pristine forests and is a holiday destination

Europe

(MissionNewswire) The Italian Salesian association, Piccoli Passi Grandi Sogni (Small Steps, Big Dreams), has set up a new project called, “Pizzoratorio,” in Torre Annunziata, a city in Naples, Italy. Through the "Pizzoratorio" project, vocational training will be provided at the local Salesian oratory for youth to earn a professional qualification as

Special Reports From Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the international community in celebrating the International Day of Families celebrated each year on May 15. The day is organized by the International Federation for Family Development in partnership with SOS Children’s Villages International, and the collaboration of UNICEF and the Division for Social Policy and

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations (UN) and organizations around the globe in highlighting the plight of children on the International Day for Street Children. The day provides organizations, and the millions of street children in countries worldwide, an opportunity to have their voices heard while ensuring that their

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the World Health Organization (WHO) and other international organizations in honoring World Health Day. In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly and designated the day to mark the WHO’s founding. The first World Health Day was held in 1950 and every year since, has