More than 300 residents of the Kamakuti village in Kabwe, Zambia, have clean, fresh water thanks to the Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” The project provided funding for a new borewell, water tank and pump in the village, which hosts one of the Salesian St. Mary’s Parish village chapels.
In one of the poorest neighborhoods in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, the Salesian vocational center is currently offering the program “Vocational Training for Young Mothers in Malabo.” The program caters to young women who had to drop out of school early because of pregnancies, those who were forced
Two nursery and primary schools in El Salvador received school furniture thanks to a donation from Father Mark Hyde, former director of Salesian Missions. Fr. Hyde is currently working at St. Rosalie parish in New Orleans. When the parish primary school closed, Fr. Hyde made sure that the furniture was
Don Bosco Workshops, located in Montevideo, Uruguay, has launched a new photovoltaic microgeneration park and an electric vehicle technician training workshop. Authorities from the government, school staff, teachers and students attended a ceremony to celebrate the start of these two cutting-edge projects.
Fifty young women who live at the Salesian Surakshita Home, located in the town of Ravulapalem in Andhra Pradesh, India, were supported through donor funding from Salesian Missions. Surakshita Home provides living facilities for young women who have been in legal trouble.
Salesian missionaries have been responding with food support for those impacted by devastating flooding in Thailand. The flooding, which started in the beginning of September and ran through the middle of October, was caused by heavy rain and tropical storms. The flooding hit 59 of Thailand's 77 provinces and impacted
After a recent trip to assess the situation in Ukraine, Salesian missionaries with the Salesian Coordination for Emergency Management are reporting a growing dire situation as winter approaches. Salesians brought relief supplies including food, children’s winter boots, diapers and hygiene products. The Salesian Warsaw Emergency Coordination Team took them to
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing Universal Children’s Day, also known as World Children’s Day. Celebrated each year on Nov. 20, the day was established in 1954 to promote international togetherness and awareness on children’s issues worldwide.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring World Toilet Day. Celebrated each year on Nov. 19, the day brings the world’s attention to the global needs of sanitation and marks the founding of the World Toilet Organization which started on Nov. 19, 2001.
Salesian Missions joins Catholic organizations around the globe in honoring World Day of the Poor. The day, celebrated on Nov. 13, will be the 6th celebration of the day. This day was established by Pope Francis in 2016 at the end of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy in honor of