(MissionNewswire) In an effort to attract students of academic merit and lighten the burden of admission fees on parents, Salesian College Sonada has slashed its current admission fees by 50 percent. The goal is to make college more accessible to students who might not otherwise
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been responding to the needs of indigenous populations in the Peruvian Amazon since an 8.0 magnitude earthquake shook the region on May 27. According to news reports, one person was killed and 11 people were injured when the earthquake affected the
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions stands with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and other international organizations in honoring World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20 since 2001. The day, which is coordinated by UNHCR, honors the plight of millions of refugees and internally displaced people
(MissionNewswire) A Salesian shelter, Bosco Gramin Vikas Kendra, located in Harewadi village in the Maharashtra District of India, has been able to complete facility improvements and install a new water filtration system thanks to donor funding for a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.”
The funding enabled
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries arrived in Mali 35 years ago to work with disadvantaged children and older youth to provide them quality education with the goal of improving their lives. They currently operate programs in the cities of Bamako, Sikasso and Touba. Recently, the Spanish Salesian-run
(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Center within the Avenida Revolución region in Guadalajara, Mexico, recently celebrated its 75th anniversary. Celebrations began May 24, bringing together Salesian missionaries, staff and current and past students and their families as well as the community.
Beginning with a Catholic Mass followed by
(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Lay Volunteer Organization (SALVO) recently held a four-day immersion retreat for 35 volunteers in Davao City in the Bukidnon Province (Buda) on Mindanao Island in the Philippines. Volunteers learned about Salesian agro-educational projects in the region and shared their volunteering experiences.
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have prioritized helping youth living on the streets in the city of Lubumbashi in the southeastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Lubumbashi and its surrounding areas have a population close to 8.2 million with most living in poverty. While the
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the International Labor Organization and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Day Against Child Labor. Every year since 2002, the day is celebrated on June 12 and brings attention to the global extent of child labor and the action
(MissionNewswire) What was once known as the Don Bosco Library, in the heart of the university district in Santiago, Chile, has been renovated to become a new space for youth in the region. The space now known as Espacio República (Republic Space) is open to