Salesian missionaries with the Mary Immaculate Vice-Province of Madagascar in Ivato, Madagascar, met with the directors of Catholic radio stations and the heads of Salesian vocational training centers. They discussed a new Radio Don Bosco Madagascar project known as “Improvement of the quality of Radio Don Bosco and expansion of

Don Bosco Kuajok in South Sudan is a thriving Salesian community with a primary school that educates 300 children and employs nine teachers. There is also a program that offers addiction treatment and rehabilitation for street children who are roaming the market in the center of Kuajok. An oratory opens


Americas & Caribbean

Salesian missionaries are working to develop more supportive services for people in Cobija, Bolivia. The area has seen continued growth and has nearly 70,000 people. The growth is the result of migration from areas like La Paz, Oruro, and Cochabamba, as well as from the neighboring department of Beni. There

Youth from the Lakay Don Bosco musical program, which is known as “With our musical instruments we fight violence,” recently put on an event to showcase their talents. There are more than 100 youth involved, who are from Lakay Don Bosco and the surrounding La Saline neighborhood on the outskirts


Asia & Oceania

Father Dr. Peter Salew, director of Don Bosco Youth and Educational Services, in Dimapur, India, is dedicated to providing rehabilitation services for inmates at Dimapur Sub-Jail and Central Jail. Fr. Salew has launched many initiatives at the jails, including skills training for computer application, organic farming, and poultry rearing. The

Throughout the school year, Salesian Technical School in Tainan, Taiwan, focused on developing a green campus. To do this, it held events and educational programming to engage students in meaningful activities. Students recycled garbage on campus, abiding by environmental policies enacted by the government.



Salesian organizations in Poland and across Europe have opened their doors to those seeking shelter and humanitarian aid. Natalia, a nurse, fled with her three children from the Khmelnytskyi region in western Ukraine and is currently hosted at the Salesian house in Czerwińsk, Poland. She said, “Both my children and


Special Reports From Salesian Missions

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and other international organizations in honoring International Day of Families celebrated each year on May 15. Salesian missionaries around the globe provide for youth and their families who are facing challenges related to poverty, lack of education, hunger, and homelessness.

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and international organizations around the globe in highlighting the plight of homeless children on the International Day for Street Children. The day provides organizations and the millions of street children in countries worldwide with an opportunity to have their voices heard while ensuring that their rights

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and other international organizations in honoring World Health Day on April 7. Salesian missionaries offer more than 150 medical clinics and hospitals in mostly rural areas around the globe that serve a wide range of medical care needs. In many countries with Salesian programs, dental care