Africa

Don Bosco Private School in Namibia received classroom furniture thanks to a donation from Furniture Reuse Solutions secured by Salesian Missions. Furniture Reuse Solutions has a commitment to sustainability and societal benefit. The company provides charities and nonprofits with gifts-in-kind donations that aid in their humanitarian missions. The furniture is

With education from the Don Bosco Boys Training Institute in Nairobi, Kenya, Lucy Muchemi has become an accomplished plumber. An article in The Standard highlights her work in a male-dominated field and her educational path to get there.

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Americas & Caribbean

Youth in Salesian programs in cantons of Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, received bicycles thanks to a donation from World Vision secured by Salesian Missions. The bicycles, distributed by the Laura Vicuña Pro Education Foundation, were given to 120 boys and girls. In addition, 163 others, including siblings and mothers, will benefit

Salesian missionaries in Haiti have remained in the country but much of their school and youth center activities have stopped in the face of ongoing gang violence. Father Victor Auguste, a Salesian in the capital of Port-au-Prince, told Aleteia, “We are still working in areas that are very, very difficult.”

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Asia & Oceania

Salesian missionaries with Bosco Vikas Gramin Kendra were able to support children in migrant communities in the Central Maharashtra region of India thanks to funding from Salesian Missions. The project encouraged children from the migrant communities to attend study centers for various sports activities. This brought youth in the door

The Salesian Project Development Office (SURABI) of Chennai Province, India, launched the “Green Hands” environmental education initiative. The project included a trip to a nature camp in the hills of Yercaud, Tamil Nadu. The immersive experience, held at the end of February, took place at the Yercaud Retreat Center and

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Europe

The Don Bosco Center in Naples, Italy, is working to support young migrants who come to Italy looking for safety and better opportunities. Youth come to the country, most without parents, and land in the south before they make their way north in Italy and to the rest of Europe.

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Special Reports From Salesian Missions

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and international organizations around the globe in highlighting the plight of homeless children on the International Day for Street Children. The day provides organizations and the millions of street children in countries worldwide with an opportunity to have their voices heard while ensuring that their rights

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and other international organizations in honoring World Health Day on April 7. In 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) held the First World Health Assembly and designated the day to mark the founding of WHO. The first World Health Day was held in 1950. Every year

Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which is celebrated each year on April 6. The United Nations General Assembly designated the day in 2013, and it has been celebrated each year since 2014. The adoption of

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