(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins with the Salesian Youth Movement and Catholic organizations around the globe in celebrating World Youth Day 2019, which will be held in Panama from Jan. 22-27. The worldwide encounter with the Pope is celebrated every three years and held in a
(MissionNewswire) Rajdeep spent many years at Don Bosco Ashalayam, a Salesian center for youth at risk in Kolkata, the capital of India's West Bengal state. Last year, he left the center to join a rugby school. Recently, he was selected by a Bollywood film director to
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been providing support to families who lost everything when a devastating fire broke out in the Nyalukemba neighborhood in the city of Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The fire destroyed more than 300 houses that had been built with wooden
(MissionNewswire) Said and Moha are young migrants who arrived in Spain on boats while they were still minors. They were taken in at a reception center in Hortaleza, a district in Madrid, that was set up by the Spanish government to address the initial needs of
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions donors are improving the medical care of children in India. Salesian missionaries care for the sick in nearly 100 clinics and hospitals, located mostly in rural areas, around the globe. Funding for a new mobile medical van and medical assistance booths is helping
(MissionNewswire) A new research study on the children of migrant construction workers in six cities in India was released at the 13th National Boscoree in Nashik, an ancient holy city within the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The study, authored by Dr. Ajoy Fernandes, director of
(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical School (Don Bosco Kep) and Don Bosco Children Fund, both located in the Kep district within the Kep province of Cambodia, are working to provide a second chance for children who have been exploited, abused and caught up in forced child labor.
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco Technical High School in Monrovia, Liberia’s capital city, have launched a new vocational training course for electro-technicians. There is an afternoon class available to high school students which compliments their current educational path as well as a morning class for
(MissionNewswire) More than 1,000 youth from every region of Laos have received an education at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center located in Vientiane, the capital of the country. Father Patrizio Maccioni, director of the center, notes that the institution is the only Salesian presence in
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Malta are among 46 groups and non-governmental organizations urging governments in Europe to take action in support of migrants who are stranded on two boats between Malta and Sicily, Italy.
Since the week before Christmas, 49 migrants have been stranded on two rescue