Bosco Sevana Center, in Uswetakeiyawa, Sri Lanka, started more than 25 years ago as a rehabilitation center for sexually abused minors. Since then, the center has been converted into a children's home where vulnerable children, such as street children or orphans, receive care and support
The Santa Cecilia Institute’s oratory, located in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, celebrated the canonization of St. Artemide Zatti, a Salesian brother who was born in Italy and emigrated to Argentina as a young man.
Salesian missionaries in Ukraine have medical supplies and rice-meals to aid people thanks to donations secured and shipped by Salesian Missions. The medical supply donation was provided by Matter. The donations impacted more than 1,000 people.
Don Bosco Technical Secondary School (Don Bosco Embu), located in the municipality of Embu, northwest of Nairobi, Kenya, teaches young students trades that are needed in Kenyan industries. Most of the students at the school come from poor backgrounds, and there is little chance for
Don Bosco Industrial Technical College, located in Calama, a city in the Atacama Desert and capital of El Loa Province in northern Chile, inaugurated state-of-the-art technical equipment to teach students about renewable energies. The two machines are specifically for solar and wind energy.
UniSalesiano, the Salesian University in Araçatuba, Brazil, has developed a distance learning center in the village of Meruri, more than 900 km (approximately 560 miles) from the university's main campus. This new center is part of a larger education extension project launched by Salesian missionaries
Salesian missionaries have been responding after destructive flooding decimated much of Pakistan. Monsoon rains, combined with melting glaciers in the Himalayas and widespread garbage clogging the sewers, created a deadly situation for millions of people. Nearly half the country flooded.
The Salesian oratory in Alexandria, Egypt, is attended by many youth, most of whom are Muslims. Many of the staff and volunteers who work with youth there are also Muslim. The oratory has become a place where Muslims and Christians come together to connect with
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty held on Oct. 17 each year. This year marks the 35th anniversary of the World Day to Overcome Extreme Poverty and the 30th anniversary of
Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador, is empowering the next generation of medical rehabilitation practitioners to transform the lives of people with mobile disabilities through its “Walking Anew!” project, which ran from March 2017 to June 2022. This project was made possible thanks