The Don Bosco Center, located in Bukavu, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been supporting women who wish to join women’s groups run by the Association Villageoise d’Epargne et Crédit (AVEC), an association for savings and credit in the villages. With the pandemic,
The Salesian St. Giovanni Bosco and St. Domenico Savio Parish, located in Cordoba, Argentina, has been offering an Educational Integration Scholarships program since 2007 in collaboration with the BBVA Group. The goal is to support adolescents between 12 and 19 years old whose families are
Casa Don Bosco Museum, located in Turin, Italy, remains open online. The museum provides an exhibition of the origins of the Salesian founder St. John (Don) Bosco's educational and spiritual life. The virtual experience features a digital presentation of the 4,000 square meters and 27
The Salesian Agricultural School in Catemu, Chile, has signed a collaboration agreement for the creation of the first Regional Agro-Ecological Formation Center. The new regional center will be a part of the Salesian Agricultural School of Catemu. It will ensure that even more rural farmers
A new juvenile justice center for children opened at the Salesian Immaculate Shelter in Kara, Togo, in October 2019. The center is the result of the collaboration between UNICEF, the Togolese state, and the Salesian community of Kara. The aim is to provide support to
Radio Salesian launched a Lepcha language program catering to the Lepcha tribe, an indigenous tribe in Sikkim and Darjeeling region, according to an article in The Northeast Today. The “Message to Lepcha Community” radio program features Lepcha personalities, folktales, and instruction on language and culture.
Salesian Missions has launched its Annual Food Distribution Appeal, enabling donors to multiply their gift many times over by turning a $1 donation into $20 of critical nutrition. Thanks to ongoing partnerships with international humanitarian aid organizations, life-saving meals are ready for those who need
Salesian missionaries with the Assumption of Mary Province of Central Africa, are supplying drinking water for distribution to the local population in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The water, which has been labeled Don Bosco Water, is bottled and distributed to the local population.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing Universal Children’s Day on Nov. 20. Through education and social development programming, Salesian missionaries in more than 130 countries around the globe are working to break the cycle of poverty and bring a
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring World Toilet Day. Celebrated each year on Nov. 19, the day brings the world’s attention to the global needs of sanitation. This year’s theme “Sustainable sanitation and climate change” focuses on ensuring that everyone