Students who attended the first “Pizzoratorio” project launched by the Italian Salesian association, Piccoli Passi Grandi Sogni (Small Steps, Big Dreams) in October 2019, have graduated. The project, which took place in Torre Annunziata, a city in Naples, Italy, provided vocational training at the local
The Salesian Parish in Rukago, Burundi, has started working directly with people with disabilities. The parish is organizing to offer vocational training to promote autonomy. People with disabilities have many skills and talents that we will help them discover and develop to fight poverty.
Salesian missionaries with Dom Bosco Educational Center in Gramoré in Natal, Brazil, have distributed packages of food to families assisted by the local Salesian oratory. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Dom Bosco Educational Center has served around 2,000 families with basic food packages and
Youth taking educational programs at Don Bosco Home in Breña, Peru, have access to new computers thanks to a donation. With the coronavirus pandemic, many students are having to learn remotely. Even students attending school in-person need after-school access to technology to study and do
Normal activities facilitated by the Salesian Youth Movement in Argentina have been canceled over the last several months due to the coronavirus pandemic. In response, a group of boys and girls from the Salesian Youth Movement in Rosario decided to use humor to address the situation
Salesian Oratorio San Rocco has been inaugurated in Sondrio, Italy, after 15 months of work to rebuild the structure. The project was made possible thanks to funding from the Cariplo Foundation and a fundraiser. Youth are able to connect with supportive adults, access workshops and
Children who live in the Lixeira district of Luanda, Angola, are supported and cared for by Salesian missionaries. Lixeira, which means garbage dump, is a neighborhood where survival is difficult amidst extreme conditions of poverty, dust and waste. Salesians provide nutritional and social support as
Don Bosco Nerul, located in Mumbai, India, has launched a new initiative to help people impacted by the coronavirus pandemic gain skills for employment. The initiative launched with 17 women, aged 19-45, who have signed up for online classes, which also include English language lessons.
The Salesian Province of Ecuador, in collaboration with Don Bosco Mission and Salesian Polytechnic University, launched the campaign “Donate your computer” to provide technology tools to vulnerable populations in 12 cities across the country. The initial goal of the campaign is to provide 500 technological tools
There is a new book out about the Catholic Church’s history in Nepal thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors. The book “The Cross on the Roof” by Father George Thirumalachalil, former faculty member in the history department at the Salesian College Sonada in India,