Don Bosco 2000 in Italy has 15 migrant assistance centers in Sicily and is currently caring for close to 1,000 migrants in those facilities, according to a recent article in Hankyoreh, a newspaper in South Korea. The migrants hail from various countries but most are
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing World Children’s Day, also known as Universal Children’s Day. Celebrated each year on Nov. 20, the day was established in 1954 to promote international togetherness and awareness on children’s issues worldwide. To date,
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 and marks the founding of the World Toilet Organization on Nov. 19, 2001.
Salesian Missions joins Catholic organizations around the globe in honoring World Day of the Poor. The day, celebrated on Nov. 19, will be the 7th celebration of the day. This day was established by Pope Francis in 2016 at the end of the Extraordinary Jubilee
The Salesian Province of Mary Most of Holy Assumption in Paraguay has launched the “Practical Implementation of Strategic Environmental Guidelines in Paraguayan Schools” project to include environmental education in 18 schools, two of which are public schools. The project will reach 11,000 students.
Don Bosco School in Bharoul, Nepal, hosted the 7th Don Bosco Inter-School Football (soccer) Tournament during the first two weeks of October. The competition brought together 400 youth and hundreds of fans.
Students from Don Bosco Technical Secondary School (Don Bosco Embu) in Kenya participated in planting 400 trees. The activity is part of the school’s environmental sustainability “Green TVET Program” and is supported by Don Bosco Tech Africa. A new forest will be created from this
Salesian missionaries in India have launched a collaboration to empower inmates at the Dum Dum Correction Home to receive skills training so when they are released they can find and retain employment. Don Bosco Prison Ministry, Don Bosco Tech Society, West Bengal Correctional Administration, and
Educators who work with poor and street children in Rukago, Burundi*, took part in a training workshop focused on educational strategies for disadvantaged youth and ongoing teacher training. The educators are part of the Children, Alumni & Friends of Don Bosco, and the workshop was
Don Bosco Youth Center, in Los Angeles, Calif., hosted the grand finale of the Don Bosco Global Youth Film Festival on Oct. 13 with the participation of noted dignitaries and youth. Other screenings of the film festival were held in Chennai, India, and more than