Salesian missionaries in Brazil are teaching youth how to develop sustainable gardens both to provide an extra food source and to highlight the importance of caring for the environment. Many of the projects were motivated by the teachings of Pope Francis’ 2020 Laudato Si’, which
The first group of 35 students has graduated from the Salesian PLUS School of Communication in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The certificate they received means the students have successfully completed the seven steps that accredit them as Salesian communicators.
First-year students at the Salesian Don Bosco Center in Logroño, Spain, recently participated in the #HackRural training project focusing on digital transformation of the rural village of San Martín de Jubera, which has no electricity grid and almost no mobile network coverage. The students are
Salesian missionaries with the Don Bosco House in Aleppo opened their doors to those in need after the devastating earthquake that struck southern Turkey and northern Syria* four months ago. In June, most of those emergency projects concluded to make room for reconstruction, educational projects,
Members of Don Bosco Youth Center, located in Ollukkara, Kerala, India, rallied together to provide much-needed assistance to 70 under-privileged children in the area. With their collective efforts, the 85 members raised funds to purchase bags and notebooks for the children to support their educational
Pinardi Federation of Salesian Social Platforms in Spain and the Autonomous Community of Madrid, in collaboration with the Quiero Trabajo (I Want to Work) Foundation, hosted an event for 100 youth in search of their first job. The event brought the youth together with 50
The Global Solidarity Fund project, set up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,* has helped improve the lives of more than 1,500 returning migrants, refugees and those internally displaced in the country, according to an article by the Vatican News. The project has brought together five religious
Salesian Missions Madrid in Spain, with the Salesian St. Stanislaus Kostka Province in Warsaw and Don Bosco Ełk, both in Poland, signed a collaboration agreement with Ciudad Real Madrid to establish a new Real Madrid Foundation socio-sports school. The school will help more than 100
The Salesian Institute Youth Projects is working to address South Africa's persistent youth unemployment crisis. The organization recently announced in an article in the BizCommunity that it redeveloped an older computer lab into a Smart Work Center, which launched in February 2023.
The Salesian community in Esmeraldas, Ecuador, has launched a “Giving is Giving Hope” campaign to collect non-perishable foods, clothes in good condition, and basic necessities for people who have been impacted by the recent flooding in the province, which is in the northwest of the country.