Don Bosco Technical College, located in Cebu, Philippines, organized a two-day first aid training “Common Emergencies and Basic Life Support” for youth in July. The training was held in collaboration with Recoletos University in San Jose and the Adelante Life Emergency Rescue Team-Emergency Medical Service.
Six youth from the Salesian ANN Province in Nigeria were among the 1.5 million participants at World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal. The youth stood as beacons of faith, sharing the cultural richness of Nigeria and fostering a deeper connection to the global youth
The Salesian Vsesvit primary and high school grounds were used as a summer camp for youth in Zhytomyr, Ukraine*. The camp offered a time for sports and dialogue and provided food for youth. “Enjoy life and discover the world” was the guiding theme of two
More than 100 students and teachers from the Salesian college and senior secondary school in Sonata participated in planting over 1,000 trees in the Tukrey Forest in Gorabari, Darjeeling, India. They worked along with religious leaders, police personnel, non-governmental organization members and forest department employees.
Salesian missionaries in the Maturacá mission in Alto Rio Negro, the Brazilian part of Amazon rainforest, provided support for the Yanomami Indigenous community thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. Salesians have been in the region for more than 40 years and have a school,
Staff and students from Don Bosco Junior College, located in Yerwada, Pune, India, in collaboration with the organization Being Volunteer, participated in a tree planting drive in the Mahalunge forest land. The event, which took place on July 15, aimed to instill a passion for
Don Bosco Farm in Ambato, Ecuador, provides a safe space for youth who have experienced traumatic and violent situations. The farm, which has been in operation for more than 30 years, gives youth the opportunity to recover, exercise their rights, learn to live together and
In Ukraine* and in the countries hosting Ukrainian refugees, Salesians have held summer camps for youth who have been impacted by the war and separation from their families. The camps offer time for recreation, education, artistic and sports activities, and workshops. They are held in
Salesian missionaries with the Africa Great Lakes Province (Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda) have been supporting people impacted by the flooding caused by the Sebeya River in Rwanda in May. Salesians were able to provide this support thanks to donations from Don Bosco Mondo in Germany and
More than 354,000 Catholic youth celebrated World Youth Day in Lisbon, Portugal, the first week of August. The event is a week of religious, cultural and festive activities held approximately every three years in a different city. The Salesian Youth Movement brought together more than