Brazil is among the countries hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the Salesian University UniSales, located in Vitória in the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil, is helping people who are suffering from the long-term effects of the virus.
Yeabsira Tofik Mohammed, a 12th grade student at Don Bosco Mekanissa, located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has been admitted to Harvard University’s class of 2025. In addition to the high school, the main Don Bosco Center provides education, nutrition and health services to 400 poor
The Salesian Center in Rango, located in the city of Butare, Rwanda, is currently expanding to meet the needs of poor youth and their families in the region. One of the main focuses of the center is to give shelter and opportunity to street children
Don Bosco Popular Schools Network laid a foundation stone for a new building for the Centro Virgen Niña Association, which is part of the network. The center, located in the city of El Alto, Bolivia, serves children and adolescents with disabilities.
More than 70 families in Sampierdarena, a major port and industrial area of Genoa in northwest Italy, have received a shopping card from the local Salesian parish for 35 euros a week for the next three months. This is a concrete measure to help many
The We Care after-school program, run by the Salesian St. Dominic Savio Parish in Los Angeles County, California, recently helped the Downey Unified School District with increasing childcare availability. The We Care program hired and trained 26 new staff to help Downey Unified School District.
Legendary Darjeeling tea planter Rajah Banerjee, who developed his own tea variant plant christened Rimpocha, has gifted tea saplings to Salesian College Sonada Principal Father George Thadathil. ''In the near future, we hope to jointly set up a tea academy in the Salesian College,'' said
Salesian International Volunteering for Development’s (VIS) UNO project, "A New Opportunity," is giving migrants a chance to start a business and have financial success back in their home countries. Salesians report that Senegal has 105,937 people living in Italy. Among them, 39.9 percent are inactive
Alin Cazacu is a graduate of the Salesian Vocational Training Center in Serravalle Scrivia in the Italian region of Piedmont. Thanks to his determination and commitment to his education, he was able to fulfill his dream of starting his own business. He runs his own
Jorge Fernandes went to Luanda, Angola, for one year as a Salesian missionary volunteer. In Luanda, Salesian missionaries provide education, shelter for homeless children and at-risk girls, and support for youth through social development programs. Being a Salesian missionary volunteer meant facing a lot of