Salesian missionaries in Zambia have invited filmmaking experts from India to train youth who are passionate about filmmaking. The intensive course is being held at the Salesian center in Bauleni, Lusaka, Zambia. The 40 students from Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia are being trained in film directing, script writing, sound designing

Salesian Institute Youth Projects has been providing education, emotional support and skills development training for at-risk youth in Cape Town, South Africa since 1910. Over its history, the institute has been instrumental in changing the lives of hundreds of youth who would otherwise not have been able to access the


Americas & Caribbean

Women and children in Salesian communities in Haiti have access to better hygiene thanks to a soap donation secured by Salesian Missions. The shipment of soap was from Eco-Soap Bank, a humanitarian nonprofit organization working to save, sanitize and supply recycled soap with hygiene education for the developing world.

The Salesian university UniSalesiano’s Mission Volunteering project recently went on a mission trip to the Meruri and São Marcos villages in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. Close to 30 people went on the trip to deliver five tons of packages of pasta and tomato sauce to the Boe-Bororo and


Asia & Oceania

Don Bosco Past Pupils from the Don Bosco Technical School in Lahore, Pakistan, launched a campaign to help enroll 1,000 new students for the academic year 2022-2023. Enrollment has been down at the school since the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign was started at a meeting of Lahore Local Unit members

More than 300 students are gaining skills for employment at Don Bosco Training Center Mati in Mati City within the Davao Oriental province on Mindanao, the second largest island in the Philippines. Don Bosco Mati, as it’s known, opened in 2019, and the center’s agriculture and technical skills training courses



Emmanuel, a 12-year-old boy from Sierra Leone, has a new lease on life thanks to the medical team of Dr. Pedro Guillén, the CEMTRO Clinic in Madrid and many volunteers. Emmanuel was born with a leg disability and was abandoned by his mother. After being abused by his family, he


Special Reports From Salesian Missions

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. In 2013, United Nations member states adopted a resolution that designated July 30 as the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The day aims to raise awareness about the victims of human

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating World Youth Skills Day, celebrated each year on July 15 since 2014. To mark World Youth Skills Day 2022, Salesian Missions is proud to highlight technical and vocational programs that provide life-changing education and skills training for poor and

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring World Refugee Day, held each year since 2001 on June 20. The day, which is coordinated by the U.N. Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and other international organizations, honors the plight of millions of refugees and internally displaced people who have