Africa

Close to 4,000 people living in four villages in the Bono region of Ghana have access to clean water thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The project, part of the Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative,” provided new boreholes, pumps and water towers in the villages of Nsapo, Teneso Boffour,

Residents in the village of Nafa Nkwanta, Ghana, have access to clean water thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. Part of the “Clean Water Initiative,” the project provided a new water source benefiting 36 people who are actively involved in rearing livestock and other farming activities. Indirectly there are

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Americas & Caribbean

The Salesian Regional Museum in Rawson, Argentina, has received the Fitterling Fund, a collection of 500 ceramics, including intact pieces and fragments, made in Pre-Columbian times in northwestern Argentina. The collection reflects different cultures, techniques, and beliefs, including Ciénaga, Aguada, Aguada Portezuelo, Yocavil, Belén Vaquería, and Inca. The pieces were

The Salesian Mission Office in Turin, Italy, has launched a new project at Don Bosco City in Medellín to keep youth safe from mines in Colombia. Youth often go into abandoned coal mine tunnels to extract minerals that their families can use for money and in the process are risking their

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Asia & Oceania

The Salesian community in Quetta, Pakistan has offered shelter and basic necessities to Afghan refugees thanks to support from the Salesian Missions Office in Madrid. More than 100 refugees, mostly children, received tents, blankets, food and medicines. Salesians are also working to provide ongoing support including education for children and

A job fair organized by the Don Bosco Job Placement Network of India, held at Nirmala College for Women, was attended by 1,200 young adults. The job fair featured 36 companies who are hiring in Coimbatore, a city in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Youth had an opportunity

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Europe

The Salesian oratory Casa Valdocco in Torre Annunziata, Italy, held its annual soccer match on Dec. 21. The event brought together children from local communities and a representative of the National Association of Magistrates from the courthouse in Torre Annunziata. The event enabled youth to ask questions of their state

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Special Reports From Salesian Missions

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring International Migrants Day. Each year, International Migrants Day is held on Dec. 18 to recognize the efforts, contributions and rights of migrants worldwide.

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring Human Rights Day, celebrated each year on Dec. 10. Human Rights Day commemorates the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring International Day of People with Disabilities. In 1981, the U.N. proclaimed Dec. 3 as a recognized day for the celebration of the achievements of people living with disabilities across the world. This year’s theme “Fighting for rights in

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