Salesian Missions provided funding for food relief to Salesian missionaries, with the Salesian Planning and Development Office in Johannesburg, South Africa. Salesian missionaries were able to provide food support to Salesian sites in Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho and South Africa as part of COVID-19 relief efforts
Don Bosco Youth Center, part of the Dwarzak Parish in Freetown, Sierra Leone, offers youth a space to enjoy leisure and sports, get help with schoolwork, have a nutritious meal, and find personal and spiritual support in a safe and healthy environment.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring International Migrants Day. Each year, International Migrants Day is held on Dec. 18 to recognize the efforts, contributions and rights of migrants worldwide. Salesian programs around the globe help young migrants adapt to their
Salesian missionaries with Konkan Development Society in India were able to provide dry ration kits to 700 families across the three states of Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra, thanks to funding from Salesian Missions. Migrant families settled in the slums of Zuarinagar and Baina received assistance.
At the Don Bosco House in Formosa, Argentina, children have breakfast, do their homework and catch up with their lessons. Volunteers work together with professional staff to provide school support to children who have difficulty carrying out virtual lessons for various reasons including lack of
Students from the Salesian Educational Center in Talca, Chile, participated in the fourth edition of the WorldSkills Chile 2020 Vocational Training Olympics, held online in November. They each received a gold medal in their respective competitions. The recognition will open new doors for them professionally.
Salesian missionaries living and working at Palabek Refugee Resettlement Camp in Uganda have been able to provide food aid to 800 people at the camp thanks to funding from Salesian Missions. In addition to providing food directly, Salesian missionaries are working to counter the food
In response to the devastation and overwhelming need, students in the 2021 graduating class at San Miguel Salesian Institute, located in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, launched a fundraiser to support the people affected by Hurricane Eta. With COVID-19 safety measures in place, more than 1,000 people from
Don Bosco Development Society, the planning and development office of the Salesian Province of Mumbai, India, is conducting remedial education lessons for 507 children from the slums of Mumbai. The lessons are being taught online and in-person with all COVID-19 safety precautions in place.
Salesian missionaries in Syria are launching new initiatives to help support families in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Salesian missionaries have set up two support programs for those in academic difficulty. One will benefit 200 children and another will support 180 students in their