(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in recognizing International Youth Day.
Celebrated each year on August 12, the day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues affecting young people around the world. The theme of
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been providing emergency relief and helping flood victims displaced by the heavy monsoon rain and flooding that has affected Myanmar this summer. A BBC report notes that nearly 1 million people have now been affected by the widespread flooding across the country
(MissionNewswire) Salesian-run Don Bosco Kep, located in Kep Province, Cambodia, is expanding once again to better serve the needs of poor and disadvantaged youth in the region. The organization includes the Don Bosco Technical School Kep, a new kindergarten program and the Don Bosco Children Fund
(MissionNewswire) The Salesian organization, Don Bosco Ashalayam, in India’s capital city, New Delhi, offers a range of programs for disadvantaged youth. Reaching out to street children and others, the organization offers child helplines, shelters, schools and vocational programs. Recently, Don Bosco Ashalayam initiated the Don Bosco
(MissionNewswire) Youth living on the streets of South Africa are often faced with severe poverty, lack of education, abandonment, abuse and exploitation. Many have also been affected by HIV/AIDS as the country has been the hardest hit by the epidemic. To address these issues, the Salesian-run Life
(MissionNewswire) The Food for All program operated at the Don Bosco Training Center in Santiago de Cali, the capital city of the Valle del Cauca department in Southwestern Colombia, provides a training program for students who wish to find work in the food service industry. The
(MissionNewswire) In Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka and third-most populous city in India with over 8.4 million residents, the Salesian-run organization, Bangalore Oniyavara Seva Coota (BOSCO), has been working with at-risk youth since 1980. The organization serves child laborers, victims
(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Kep, located in Kep province in Cambodia, opened a new kindergarten program in October 2014 that is currently providing early childhood education to 30 students between 3 and 6 years of age who come from local and expatriate families living in and around
(MissionNewswire) The Madridejos Football Club of Cebu Province, Philippines, recently extended its programs to Bantayan Island and donated soccer balls to Salesian elementary and high school students and those attending Salesian youth programs there. The soccer program is part of the rehabilitation and rebuilding assistance provided
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have undertaken several new projects including the construction of a new youth center, distribution of ecological filters for water purification and HIV/AIDS prevention and care in the municipality of San Benito in the El Petén region of northern Guatemala.
Due to complications securing land,