Salesian missionaries deliver meals and provide social support for boys in the state-run rehabilitation center in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Salesians also provide engaging recreational activities.
Youth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo* received healthy nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger. The rice-meals were sent to the Salesian Projects Office of the Central Africa Province and distributed to Salesian programs in the second half of 2022.
Salesian Missionary Volunteer Program with the Salesian Province of the United States in California recently carried out its first missionary expedition since the COVID-19 pandemic. Twelve students from St. Francis High School in Watsonville, Calif., guided by two of their teachers, the school’s director, and the provincial coordinator of the
Students at Don Bosco Lakay/Lakou in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, had better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger. In the second half of 2022, Rise Against Hunger rice-meals helped Salesians support the students as well as some community members.
Youth attending Salesian schools and youth centers in Timor-Leste had access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger. In the second half of 2022, Rise Against Hunger provided funding to the Don Bosco Foundation so that locally sourced food could be bought and
The new initiative “Grow Bosco” was launched in early March in the Salesian St. Joseph Province in Hyderabad, India. “Grow Bosco” was started by Father Ángel Fernandez Artime, the Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco. Fr. Artime, general councilors and children planted trees at the Salesian Provincial House
Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, Salesian missionaries have been supporting people who remained in the country and those who fled to neighboring countries for protection. Salesians in Poland and Slovakia, among those in other countries, have welcomed refugees and provided shelter, food, medical support and education. Convoys
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating World Water Day. Led by U.N.-Water, the organization that coordinates the United Nations’ work on water and sanitation, the day has been honored on March 22 every year since 1993.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating International Day of Happiness, which falls each year on March 20. In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that recognized happiness as a “fundamental human goal” and called for “a more inclusive, equitable and balanced
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action.