Salesian missionaries have been providing services for youth in Anjanamasina, a suburb of the capital city Antananarivo, Madagascar. They are working at the invitation of prison authorities to help children and youth who have been sent to the state re-education center, which houses more than
Don Bosco University, located in San Salvador, El Salvador, has new furniture thanks to a donation secured by Salesian Missions. The furniture was provided by Furniture Reuse Solutions, which has a commitment to sustainability and societal benefit. The company provides charities and nonprofits with gifts-in-kind
Don Bosco Boys Town, located in Nairobi, Kenya, opened its 2021 academic year on Jan. 19 and welcomed first year students who are living on campus. Don Bosco Boys Town is a technical training institute which teaches technical skills to youth from economically and socially disadvantaged backgrounds.
Don Bosco Development Society, the planning and development office in Mumbai Province of India, provides health education for disadvantaged children and youth. From providing health education and launching awareness campaigns to providing food relief and hygiene items, Salesians are working to support those most in
The Salesian Center in Lisbon, Portugal, created the SolSal (Salesian Social Service) to provide support to vulnerable children and older youth, along with their families, to promote their well-being and autonomy. Currently, the organization serves 114 families, 28 percent of whom are migrant families from
Salesian missionaries are able to offer training to assist refugees in gaining the skills needed for employment or self-employment in Egypt, thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) through a Salesian technical and vocational training center
Don Bosco Nerul, located in Mumbai, India, has installed a community refrigerator to provide food and snacks for those facing hunger and have nowhere else to turn. Salesian missionaries are calling this initiative Don Bosco Cares.
“Youth movements are shaping global trends” is one the three key opportunities identified in the Global Humanitarian Overview 2021 from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). The opportunity comes at a time when youth are facing increasing difficulties, according to
Salesian missionaries held an online graduation ceremony for graduates of the Salesian Technical and Vocational Training Center management course. The course was specifically designed to improve the skills of those teaching in Salesian schools. Their work is vital to their students’ success both in and
Salesian missionaries are helping 2,600 families after the Suba River, near the St. Joseph Worker Salesian Parish, caused flash flooding in Victorias City, Philippines. The flooding resulted in the destruction of homes and many people lost everything.