The Mamma Margherita Salesian Center, operated by Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in Cotonou, Benin, has started an introductory art course for street children from the Dantokpa open-air market. The project is leading children to discover their hidden talents, increasing their self-esteem and teaching
When the global COVID-19 pandemic struck and countries began lockdowns, Salesian missionaries around the globe went into action ensuring that those who were impacted in their local communities had the food and hygiene supplies they needed. Salesian Missions launched a special fundraising appeal to help
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the growing concern of hunger in Brazil, the Brazilian Salesian Network has provided $462,374 (R$ 2.4 million reais) to support food assistance initiatives by Salesian institutions throughout the country. “Networking against Hunger” is the theme for the
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating Global Day of Parents. The day, celebrated each year on June 1, honors parents throughout the world and provides an opportunity to appreciate all parents for their commitment to children. This year the U.N.
Salesian missionaries have been providing education and social development programs for poor youth and their families in Zimbabwe since 1995. Recently, Don Bosco Hwange welcomed its first 90 students for grade 8 at the newly opened Don Bosco Secondary School. Both boys and girls, mostly
Don Bosco Ngangi Center in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, is responding to the needs of people impacted by the recent Nyiragongo volcanic eruption. Salesians, Salvatorian Sisters and Daughters of Mary Help of Christians had to remove all of the children from the Maison
The Boys and Girls Don Bosco Network, located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, recently launched the “Protect Childhood” campaign. The Boys and Girls Don Bosco Network ensures the promotion of children's rights, and with this new campaign it aims to raise awareness, educate and inform
The Don Bosco Social Works in Sesto San Giovanni, a commune in Milan, Italy, has received a specially equipped vehicle thanks to PMG Italia and the support of the municipality of Cinisello Balsamo. The project is known as “Guaranteed Mobility” and is made possible by collaboration
The Salesian Province of Bangalore in India continues to support communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. BREADS, in collaboration with other nongovernmental organizations, recently launched a “Food at Home” initiative to help those who are quarantining at home but don’t even have the energy to cook
Students in the medical program at the Salesian University, known as UniSalesiano, participated in the Secretariat of Health of Araçatuba's COVID-19 vaccination program. The 160 participating students took a course in vaccinations and had hands-on supervision while administering the vaccinations.