Africa

Kedr, a 24-year-old man from Somalia who lives in Egypt, was able to get stable employment in the field of auto mechanics and earn enough of a living to support himself thanks to a project funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) through a

Salesian missionaries at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center in the Palabek Refugee Resettlement Camp in Uganda hosted the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) launch of the “Facial masks for refugees and host community” project on July 8. Salesians, alongside refugees in the camp, have been engaged in coronavirus

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Americas & Caribbean

The Salesian Educational Center (CEST), located in Talca, Chile, continues to provide baskets of food and personal hygiene items to families most affected by the coronavirus pandemic. CEST also continues to educate and support youth within its community.

The Mamma Margarita Salesian Youth Center, located in the municipality of Niterói, in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, is helping needy families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic by distributing food and hygiene products. The youth center launched a Salesian Solidarity Campaign, which has supported these efforts for four months.

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Asia & Oceania

Sixty families in six villages in the Rambrai area of Meghalaya, India, received solar lighting thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors. Their rural homes had no electricity, and children were unable to do their homework and study for exams in the evenings. Mothers also struggled with getting things done

Past pupils of the Salesian Institute St. Domenico Savio, located in Andheri, Mumbai, India, celebrated 100 days of providing support to those who have been impacted by the coronavirus lockdown. The past pupils have cooked and provided 1 million meals to those in need. Working in 65 distribution points within

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Europe

The Salesian St. James Major Province in Spain recently coordinated a “Training Plan for the Development of Online Skills” project for educational centers. During the lockdown that resulted from the coronavirus pandemic, teachers had to quickly learn how to teach their lessons online. As a result of the change, educational centers

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Special Reports From Salesian Missions

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The day aims to raise awareness about the victims of human trafficking and promote and protect their rights. This year’s theme focuses on first responders to human trafficking, highlighting and honoring those “identifying, supporting,

St. Don Bosco Parish in Lilongwe, Malawi, received funding from Salesian Missions donors to buy maize to help 382 families. At the Don Bosco Church, 280 families from 28 small Christian communities benefited along with families connected to Salesian centers in Mbunu, Kundi, Kangonoma, Chipeni and more.

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating World Youth Skills Day, which has been celebrated each year on July 15 since 2014. The United Nations designated the day as a way to bring greater awareness

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