Salesian missionaries in Tigray are making every effort to bring aid to people in need. Young Ethiopians in the northern part of the country are facing an ongoing military conflict, along with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Salesian-run Opera Don Bosco Onlus Foundation in Milan, Italy,
Salesian missionaries at the Salesian parish in San Benito Petén operate the Casa Bethania for Migrants, one of two homes for migrants in Petén, Guatemala. In addition, two Salesian parishes on the border in Naranjo and Melchor are stopovers for migrants. They receive food and
Children living at the Ekalavya Children’s Home were supported by funding from Salesian Missions. The home was created by the Salesian-run People’s Action for Rural Awakening for disadvantaged children in Konaseema, in the East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, India. The home was started to
Salesian missionaries were able to finish the roof of the new St. John Bosco Catholic Church, Ondo, Nigeria, thanks to funding from Salesian Missions. The new church has been in construction for the last three years and was needed because the previous church was no
Twenty-three young women who lived at the Salesian Surakshita Home, located in the town of Ravulapalem in Andhra Pradesh, India, were supported through funding from Salesian Missions. The home provides living facilities for young women who have been in legal trouble. During the five months
Don Bosco Fambul, located in Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown and one of the country’s leading child-welfare organizations, provides job starter kits to young women who complete their education. The young women, who have come from situations of vulnerability, receive training in tailoring, tourism,
Salesian Missions Office of Madrid (“Misiones Salesianas”), Spain, has created an educational campaign as part of the “Something new is sprouting” initiative launched by the Salesian St. James the Greater Province. The new educational campaign aims to help children and youth transform the world into
Maheswari Balan, researcher and analyst for the Salesian network “Young at Risk,” presented data on efforts in India to track down missing children during the 59th Session of the Commission for Social Development at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The data was presented
Bosco Youth Reach Out in Lusaka, Zambia, has launched a new song with former participants from the “Amplifying the Arts” project. The project provided an opportunity for cultural exchange through arts programming and was funded by Salesian Missions from a grant it received from the U.S.
Don Bosco College Panjim and the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry have signed a memorandum of agreement to implement development programs, along with promote innovation and entrepreneurship. This will increase the development of skills and collaboration between schools and industries.