Ukrainian refugees taking shelter in Salesian houses in Poland have the supplies they need for daily living. Salesians bought duvet covers, sheets, towels and other supplies like soap, paper towels, and personal hygiene items. Salesian missionaries in Poland and bordering countries have been providing shelter
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing the International Day of Peace, observed on Sept. 21 each year. The United Nations General Assembly declared the International Day of Peace as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both
City of Hope, run by the Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco in Lusaka, Zambia, received a donation of furniture from IRN (The Reuse Network), which matches surplus items with organizations and people who need them. The 2021 shipment was made possible thanks to the ongoing
The Oeuvres Maman Marguerite Center, located in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, received a shipment of rice-meals thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger. Bavon, age 14, is one of the youth who received the rice-meals. He is an orphan
Don Bosco Ngangi Youth Center held a special course for Salesian staff focused on street children in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo. During the course, close to 20 social workers and psychologists explored the principles used in Salesian centers for street children including reception,
Afghanistan refugee families have been staying at the rectory of the Sacred Heart of Mary in Turin, Italy, since fleeing their country in search of shelter and safety. Despite the challenges and difficulty of fleeing, the families are already seeing signs of hope.
Salesian volunteers from the Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians in Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil, distributed baskets containing food, hygiene products and other basic necessities to 200 poor families living in neighborhoods near the landfill. The volunteer group has been providing donations for the
Salesian Brother Piero Ramello, who works at the Salesian Center in Lahore, Pakistan, has highlighted the destruction of the devastating flooding. The country has experienced an unusually violent and prolonged monsoon season. This has been aggravated by garbage spillage that blocks the flow of water
Salesian missionaries are celebrating 100 years of service in Northeast India. The celebration included an event initiated by Don Bosco School Excellence Mission in Guwahati, which brought together 125 students from 23 different schools in the states of Assam and Meghalaya for a series of
The Salesian Youth Movement, within the Salesian Southern Philippines Province, organized a summer camp inspired by the teachings of Pope Francis’ 2020 Laudato Si’, which underlined the importance of education and training that will help youth foster environmental responsibility.