Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and other international organizations in honoring International Day of Families celebrated each year on May 15. In honor of the day, Salesian Missions is proud to share some of its programs around the globe that provide education and services that support
The Don Bosco Animation and Research Kendra Center, located in New Delhi, India, is committed to supporting families living in the slums. Salesians have identified 100 families for its Holistic Education Learning Project (HELP). As part of the program, families come to the center to
Youth groups from the Don Bosco Center in Bahía Blanca, a city in the southwest province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, have resumed activities in the courtyard that had been previously suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Valdocco Theater, the Family Catechesis, the Explorers and
Amid a devastating second wave of COVID-19, Salesian missionaries across India are taking action. In response, Salesian Missions has launched an emergency appeal for donations. Salesian missionaries, who have been working in the country long before the pandemic, are helping families in need.
St. Dominic Savio Parish, located in Mandaluyong City, Philippines, launched a community pantry to provide free food directly to community members suffering from food scarcity due to the pandemic. The food supplies are donated by members of the community who can afford to do
Salesian missionaries across India are working to provide support in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. In Kolkata, psychological assistance is being provided for medical staff, including doctors and front-line health workers. In New Delhi, BOSCO Delhi is distributing dry food rations, which will benefit
Cadiz Virgili Don Bosco, a five-a-side soccer club founded at the Don Bosco Institute in Cadiz, Spain, has expanded its sports-educational offerings with a team dedicated to people with disabilities known as the Eyser team. With this team, people with functional diversity will have a
Don Bosco Anbu Illam, located in Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, India, received donor funding from Salesian Missions to help support its Don Bosco Care Home program, which provides for youth who have HIV/AIDS. Don Bosco Care Home serves at-risk youth and those with a positive HIV diagnosis. Currently,
Bosco Global, supported by the Agency for Development Cooperation of Extremadura, facilitates an eco-sustainability project to improve life for those living in rural communities in Cochabamba, Bolivia. The project's agro-pastoral training engages farmers and ranchers to be involved in the mechanisms and policies of food
Salesian programs in Rwanda are working to help at-risk youth who are often living on the streets. A project at the St. John Bosco Parish in Rango provides education, shelter and hope for street children.