Africa

The Salesian Missions provincial office in Johannesburg launched the Hydroponics Eco-Ubuntu project to instill a green mindset within communities in South Africa by facilitating accessible and practical green interventions. The promotion of hydroponics, a soil-less farming technique that maximizes resource efficiency and minimizes environmental impact, is an important part of

Students from primary and secondary classes at Don Bosco Tonj in South Sudan* have been working on the school farm to ensure that there is enough food to eat during the ongoing civil war and serious economic crisis impacting the country. People in the South Sudan are facing a 300%

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Americas & Caribbean

In the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, there are 47 Indigenous groups with about 26,500 inhabitants, who often rely on the land to earn an income. They practice subsistence agriculture, hunting, fishing and handicrafts. Biodiversity is increasingly threatened by intensive crops, pesticides and the extraction of various natural resources by

The Salesian St. Gabriel Archangel Province of Chile celebrated IT Day for Salesian Schools on June 11, with representatives from the network of Salesian schools in Chile meeting at the Google office, located in Titanium Park in Las Condes, near Santiago.

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Asia & Oceania

Participants gained mobile journalism (MoJo) skills through the Boscom Executive Meet & Voices 2024 two-day workshop titled “Voicing out through MoJo.” This event was held at the Don Bosco Provincial House in Matunga, Mumbai, India, and was organized by Boscom, the communication body of South Asia, together with the Salesian

Youth in Salesian programs in Timor-Leste have access to better nutrition through a new year-long project that has launched thanks to a partnership with the Don Bosco Foundation Timor-Leste, Salesian Missions, and Rise Against Hunger. The nutrition project, called “Rewrite the Future,” began in January and will run through December

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Europe

Salesian missionaries in the St. Francis de Sales Province of France – South Belgium will open a new nursing training institute (IFSI in French) in Lyon in September 2024. This one-of-a-kind Salesian institute in France will start with 15 students.

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Special Reports From Salesian Missions

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating World Youth Skills Day, celebrated on July 15 each year since 2014. The United Nations designated the day as a way to bring greater awareness of the importance of technical and vocational education and training, as well as the

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

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring World Day Against Child Labor. The day has been celebrated on June 12 since 2002, and it brings attention to the global extent of child labor and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it.

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