(MissionNewswire) Salesian students at six Salesian centers in Haiti received access to better nutrition thanks to a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco headquartered in New Rochelle, N.Y., secured the
(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Foundation, located in Santiago, Chile, is committed to providing shelter, social services and education to homeless youth. The foundation recently held its 2019 National Collection on July 5-6. This event gives an opportunity for those who are committed to helping street
(MissionNewswire) The Salesians of Don Bosco will host side events at the upcoming United Nations High-level Political Forum, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. The event will be held from Tuesday, July 9 to Thursday, July 18 in New York.
(MissionNewswire) Between the cities of Gambella and Pugnido is the village of Abobo in western Ethiopia. The majority of the population in Abobo is of Sudanese origin because of its proximity to the border of Sudan. Many people have sought refuge there to escape war
(MissionNewswire) The Refugee Livelihood Program, a program for the refugee population of West Papua, an Indonesian Province on the island of New Guinea, is a collaboration of Caritas of Papua New Guinea and the Don Bosco Technical School in Gabutu, near Port Moresby, the capital
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are mobilizing to help youth at-risk of exploitation who are living on the streets of Luanda, Angola. At night, a team of Salesian missionaries and staff drive around in a van in search of young boys and girls living on the streets.
(MissionNewswire) Five Salesian facilities in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, will have improved irrigation systems thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors though the organization’s “Clean Water Initiative.” Salesian missionaries are working in the area to increase farming education and the potential of youth and
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the Opera Don Bosco Foundation to provide programs for the many homeless and at-risk youth in Myanmar. Recently, the foundation joined the appeal by Salesian Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, archbishop of Yangon and president of the Federation of Episcopal Conferences of
(MissionNewswire) The 80th anniversary of the Foundation for the Blind, which has patronage from the Queen of Thailand, was marked with a Bike with the Blind event in Bangkok, Thailand. With a theme of “Ride for Sharing,” the event paired sighted people with those who
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Managua, Nicaragua, have launched the Pbro Salvador Cafarelli Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Laboratory School. The school received technical assistance from the Yamaha brand to develop its curriculum and features cutting-edge equipment and materials for both classroom learning and hands-on practice.