The Don Bosco Global Youth Film Festival, the world’s first global Salesian film festival, was held at Salesian headquarters of the Province of Chennai by the Don Bosco Institute of Communication Arts and Don Bosco Arts and Science College on Dec. 11.
Don Bosco Technical College in Cebu City, Philippines, suffered severe damage from Typhoon Rai, which hit the region with winds of 121 miles per hour before making landfall on Dec. 16. Salesian missionaries live in the communities in which they work and are assessing the
The Don Bosco Reception Center, a new space dedicated to giving shelter to women with children, was launched in Tijuana, Mexico. The reception center was set up to help women at risk, especially migrants. Women can receive legal, psychological, medical and spiritual services.
Salesian missionaries and sisters brought together 600 youth from nine oratories in the Yaoundé, Cameroon region to celebrate Regional Oratory Day. There was an opening Catholic Mass, followed by a presentation, lunch, and friendly soccer, basketball and volleyball tournaments. The highlight of the day was
Salesian missionaries held an event at the Salesianum House of Spirituality in Bogotá, Colombia for a group of 85 people, including children and older youth along with their families. The Care from a Distance Program provides educational and material support through long-distance adoptions of children
Students attending Don Bosco Ngangi in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, had an opportunity to take part in the democratic process with a school election. The 427 students voted for which student would represent them in the 2021-2022 school year.
With the support of the local community, two Salesian priests launched the new Salesian Saint Frances de Sales Oratory in Porto Velho, Brazil, in the Salesian Center for Minors building, which closed at the end of 2019. The Salesian Center had once trained hundreds of
Don Bosco Youth Technical Institute in Lilongwe, Malawi, has signed a one-year agreement with the Film Association of Malawi to train 2,000 people in different aspects of filmmaking, according to a news article in Malawi 24. Students will take courses in acting, camera operating, film
Team members of the Ambulant Missionary Assistance Project provided maintenance to seven artesian wells in Xavante villages in Campinápolis, Brazil. Heavy rains and thunderstorms are frequent in the region, and lightning often causes damage to well pumps, leaving communities without drinking water. The water of
The Salesian Agricultural School in Linares, Chile, recently launched an environmental project to equip the school with photovoltaic solar panels in order to promote the use of renewable technologies. The project was made possible with the support of the national company Oenergy Generación Solar Spa