Salesian missionaries have launched a modernization project for Afia Don Bosco Polyclinic in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo*. Built in 1987, the Salesian health clinic provides health care to people living in Lubumbashi. After more than 30 years in operation, the clinic is now
Salesian missionaries have inaugurated a new soccer field at the Don Bosco Institute in Schio, Italy. The event was organized by the Salesian Youth Sports Club Concordia Football (soccer). The institute is celebrating its 120th anniversary. The new field boasts a synthetic turf made of
Fifty young women who live at the Salesian Surakshita Home, located in the town of Ravulapalem in Andhra Pradesh, India, were supported through donor funding from Salesian Missions. Surakshita Home provides living facilities for young women who have been in legal trouble.
Youth and families in Ukraine have nutritional support thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missionsand Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit Christian organization. The food shipment impacted 360 people in Zhytomyr. Over a two-week period, Salesians were able to distribute approximately 48 boxes of rice.
Salesian Missions joins Catholic organizations around the globe in honoring World Day of the Poor. The day, celebrated on Nov. 13, will be the 6th celebration of the day. This day was established by Pope Francis in 2016 at the end of the Extraordinary Jubilee
A recent report by the United Nations Office for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) highlighted the urgency of preparing the population for the coming harsh Ukrainian winter. In response, the Salesian-run International Volunteer Service (VIS) has launched a comprehensive six-month project funded by the Italian Agency for
Don Bosco Child Protection Center, located in Koumassi, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, has been in operation since 1994, providing education and social support for street children and children in poverty. At the center, youth are fed a hot meal in the morning before heading off to
Don Bosco Immaculate Child Protection Center in Kara, Togo, was created in 1985 to provide shelter and support for street children. The aim was to help engage them in productive activities to deter them from delinquent situations. The goal was to also facilitate social and
St. Dominic Savio Youth Center, located in Tema Newtown, a neighborhood in Tema, Ghana, was established in 2003 to provide education and rehabilitation for street children. The center provides a place for children to seek shelter, live comfortably and access mainstream education at nearby schools.
Volunteers with the Shrine of Mary Help of Christians parish held a celebration for the children of many Salesian programs throughout Brazil. In Cuiabá, more than 500 children from poor neighborhoods on the outskirts of Mato Grosso received gifts, entertainment and a snack as part