At the end of the school year, the Salesian community of the Boscolac, located in Mugunga, Democratic Republic of the Congo, organized an event to thank people who supported the Salesian mission throughout the year. Boscolac is the only Salesian educational center in this suburban
The Salesian-run “A New Beginning” program, in Luanda, Angola, protects and promotes the rights of children in conflict with the law. It is co-funded by the European Union and involves the collaboration of several organizations and institutions, both national and international. The program currently works
Salesian Missions 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 the world.
Don Bosco Jugendhilfe Weltweit, the Swiss Salesian Missions Office, has provided support for an environmental education project for youth. The project, which will be implemented in eight Salesian centers in southern Argentina between 2022 and 2024, will provide training for more than 5,000 youth. It
James Finlayson, an Irish retiree who grew up in Australia, has been working with Salesians in Comoro, Timor-Leste, for the past several months as part of the Cagliero Project, the Salesian missionary voluntary program of the Australian Province. Finlayson has been teaching English and giving
Salesians in Elche, Spain have added 80 solar panels to their building, which was possible in part by a grant from the Valencian Institute for Business Competitiveness. The Salesian school in Elche has also joined the Don Bosco Green Alliance, an international collective of youth
Salesian missionaries with St. Joseph Vocational Training Center in Khartoum, Sudan, are offering a new solar energy project for the students taking the electricity course. The new training is engaging students in hands-on exploration in the field of renewable energy.
Fabian Carillo, an 8th grade student at the Don Bosco Center for the Development of Skills, known as CEDES Don Bosco in Costa Rica, has been a member of the national taekwondo team for the past three years. In international competitions, he has participated in
Salesian missionaries in Zambia have invited filmmaking experts from India to train youth who are passionate about filmmaking. The intensive course is being held at the Salesian center in Bauleni, Lusaka, Zambia. The 40 students from Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia are being trained in film
Salesian Institute Youth Projects has been providing education, emotional support and skills development training for at-risk youth in Cape Town, South Africa since 1910. Over its history, the institute has been instrumental in changing the lives of hundreds of youth who would otherwise not have