(MissionNewswire) National Volunteer Week seeks to highlight the good works provided by volunteers and the organizations and causes served. Most people think of volunteering as a morning helping out at a soup kitchen, stuffing envelopes once a month at their churches, or delivering hot meals
(MissionNewswire) On December 9, 2009, Salesian Missions celebrated the inauguration of the new Muyurina Agricultural School and brand new Multi-Use Center in Bolivia. Funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the generosity of American donors made this project possible.
Salesian Missions has
(UNICEF) UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo made a two-day visit to Benin, her native country, to witness first-hand the UNICEF supported programs that are helping vulnerable children there.
In Cotonou, Ms. Kidjo visited 99 children at the ‘Black Style’ hair dressing center, where
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions has announced it is in the planning stages to open two new agricultural schools in Cambodia next year, just as World Food Day and a new report from the United Nations highlight the need for such programs.
“Investing in agriculture in developing countries
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions emergency relief continues in flood-swamped India this week as the worst flooding in decades has displaced at least 1.5 million people and killed more than 300. Salesian Missions is providing emergency shelter and food to thousands of flood victims in their communities
(MissionNewswire) Although there has been an official end to the civil war in Sri Lanka, the devastation and displacement of thousands of lives continues causing great need. Salesian Missions has responded with increased programs and supplies to the region helping displaced populations and rebuilding lives.
India: A New Life
Getting children off the streets
BY Gita Pullapilly
Using money raised from foreign donors and support from the Indian government, Father Koshy, a Catholic Salesian priest, teamed up with his old friend Anu Dasaka, a psychologist and high-caste Hindu, to start the New Life