Africa

(MissionNewswire) Ten communities in Nigeria have clean water access thanks to donor funding through Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” The borehole projects have been completed in Ibadan, Akure, Ijebu Ode, Ondo, Onitsha, Abuja, Koko and three poor communities in the state of Benue. All of the communities are home to

(MissionNewswire) More than 200 youth interested in entering technical skills training programs at Don Bosco Boys Town in Nairobi, Kenya, recently participated in interviews to test their skills. Each youth had to sit down for an interview with the director of the program. While there are only 145 spots available

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Americas & Caribbean

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Project, started by Salesian Father Ottavio Sabbadin, was launched in 1991 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, commonly known as Santa Cruz and the largest city in Bolivia, to provide programs for at-risk children and older youth. Many of these youth left the hard life of

(MissionNewswire) The Fernández family from León, Spain have been in Ecuador for 30 days, volunteering at different programs in the country. The family, Javier Fernández and Diana Pérez and their two children Gerardo and Míriam, spent its time in Riobamba to give back in service to others. They have held

Asia & Oceania

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Center, located in the town of Thecho, Nepal, held a one-day camp for the “Future Helpers” program. The camp, facilitated by six Salesian staff, brought together 70 youth between the ages of 15 and 25 years old. The participants, mostly seniors in high school, want to

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Vazhikaatti Educational and Charitable Society, which operates in 50 schools in five districts of Tamil Nadu, India, launched a new project to provide career counseling and job placement services to poor students thanks to funding through Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don

Europe

(MissionNewswire) In May, the Salesian National Federation of Past Pupils and Friends of Don Bosco in Malta launched a new mentoring program to assist homeless youth. The new program is funded through Erasmus+, the European Union’s program to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. The goal of the

Special Reports From Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating International Literacy Day. Celebrated each year on Sept. 8, the day was launched in 1967 to “remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring the International Day of Charity celebrated each year on Sept. 5. The date was chosen by the General Assembly of the United Nations to commemorate the anniversary

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing World Humanitarian Day. Celebrated every year on Aug. 19, World Humanitarian Day honors the humanitarian efforts worldwide that support people in crisis. The day was established by the