The Salesian Center in Ibadan, Nigeria, has a new computer lab thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The project known as “Provision of Vocational Skills for Young Girls & Boys for the Improvement of Livelihoods” has provided 31 desktop computers, six laptops, software, computer table and chairs, among other
Salesian missionaries operate the Bosco Home Child Protection Center in Lagos, Nigeria. The center is a beacon of hope for youth who face uncertainty and despair. Currently, the center can accommodate 20 children, but Salesians are mobilizing to start a new project that will accommodate 80 vulnerable girls and boys.
Students with the Water Quality Group of the Environmental and Sanitary Engineering program at Dom Bosco College, located in Porto Alegre, Brazil, shared their knowledge with third-year high school students from Alberto Torres State School. The high school students were able to participate in experiments and analysis of water quality
The Don Bosco School, located in Antofagasta, Chile, has opened a new sensory integration room to be used more than 200 students in the school integration program, 60 of whom are on the autism spectrum. There the Psychomotor Development Academy will help students develop and strengthen basic motor skills.
Salesian missionaries with Rajanagar Parish in Arunachal Pradesh, India, organized a one-day awareness program for 231 youth with the goal of curbing drug addiction and preventing school dropouts. Sister Jacinta Topno, the resource person who facilitated the program, shared valuable insights on combating these pressing issues.
Don Bosco Youth Center, located in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India, held a web developer program for 23 students. The program was free for students and ensured that aspiring coders, regardless of their financial backgrounds, had an equal opportunity to acquire valuable skills.
The Don Bosco Youth Center in Lviv, Ukraine, has started soccer training for young soldiers who have returned from the front lines and were injured fighting in the war. These young men have lost limbs and are rising to the challenges of their new lives. The plan is to develop
Salesian Missions joins Catholic organizations around the globe in honoring World Day of Migrants and Refugees. The day, celebrated on Sept. 24, will be the 109th celebration of the day, which was started in 1914 as a way to highlight and express concerns for vulnerable populations of people who have
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing the International Day of Peace, observed on Sept. 21 each year. The United Nations General Assembly declared the International Day of Peace as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating International Literacy Day. Celebrated each year on Sept. 8, the day was launched in 1967 to “remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights and to advance the literacy agenda