(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins the United Nations and other international organizations in celebrating World Youth Skills Day which has been celebrated each year since 2014 on July 15. The UN designated the day as a
(MissionNewswire) Santiago Corrales Rodríguez, a student in his last year at the Don Bosco Technical Institute located in Panama City, Panama, was invited to be a representative of Latin America at the United Nations High Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York in July 2019.
(MissionNewswire) Students and teachers from the Salesian Institute of Verona, Italy, are celebrating their recent runner-up win at the prestigious Global Innovation Award which was held in California in June. The competition judged the 20 best scientific projects presented during the competitive season from around
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working in the Republic of the Congo ensuring that the most vulnerable children are not forgotten. Salesian primary and secondary schools and programs lay the foundation for early learning while Salesian trade, vocational and agricultural programs offer many youth the
(MissionNewswire) Salesian students at six Salesian centers in Haiti received access to better nutrition thanks to a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco headquartered in New Rochelle, N.Y., secured the
(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Foundation, located in Santiago, Chile, is committed to providing shelter, social services and education to homeless youth. The foundation recently held its 2019 National Collection on July 5-6. This event gives an opportunity for those who are committed to helping street
(MissionNewswire) The Salesians of Don Bosco will host side events at the upcoming United Nations High-level Political Forum, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. The event will be held from Tuesday, July 9 to Thursday, July 18 in New York.
(MissionNewswire) Between the cities of Gambella and Pugnido is the village of Abobo in western Ethiopia. The majority of the population in Abobo is of Sudanese origin because of its proximity to the border of Sudan. Many people have sought refuge there to escape war
(MissionNewswire) The Refugee Livelihood Program, a program for the refugee population of West Papua, an Indonesian Province on the island of New Guinea, is a collaboration of Caritas of Papua New Guinea and the Don Bosco Technical School in Gabutu, near Port Moresby, the capital
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are mobilizing to help youth at-risk of exploitation who are living on the streets of Luanda, Angola. At night, a team of Salesian missionaries and staff drive around in a van in search of young boys and girls living on the streets.