Africa

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Vocational Training Centers in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma and Iringa in Tanzania are working to increase the skills of students to work in the renewable energy sector. To date, 260 students are accessing renewable energy training at Don Bosco Vocational Training Centers in Dodoma and Iringa. Don Bosco

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Vocational Training Center in Brazzaville, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Congo, educates close to 600 students. The students are overwhelmingly male but there are 26 girls in attendance. The center recently created a dressmaking workshop to help educate young women in the

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Americas & Caribbean

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador, has inaugurated the Micro Macro Observatory, a scientific center dedicated to astronomy and natural sciences. The observatory is unique in Central America and will allow the public to view the smallest of particles that are impossible to perceive with the naked

(MissionNewswire) The Rinaldi Foundation, the Salesian Planning and Development Office in Haiti, has been funded for a second year of a project to aid young adults—aged 18 to 27—to gain work experience and find employment. The project has been made possible through the support of the Community Violence Reduction section

Asia & Oceania

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions has received donor support for the construction of a new chapel for resident students attending the Amalarakkini School for the Blind, which is located in the town of Tiruvannamalai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Currently, the students and teachers need to be transported by hired

(MissionNewswire) More than 2,500 meals have been served at programs supported by the Don Bosco Foundation of Cambodia thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger, an international relief organization that provides food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable. The rice-meal donations were distributed to students

Europe

(MissionNewswire) In May, the Salesian National Federation of Past Pupils and Friends of Don Bosco in Malta launched a new mentoring program to assist homeless youth. The new program is funded through Erasmus+, the European Union’s program to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. The goal of the

Special Reports From Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing World Humanitarian Day. Celebrated every year on Aug. 19, World Humanitarian Day honors the humanitarian efforts worldwide that support people in crisis. The day was established by the

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing International Youth Day. Celebrated each year on Aug. 12, International Youth Day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues affecting young people around

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