Salesian missionaries run Don Bosco Children and Life Mission (Don Bosco CALM), located in the town of Namugongo, just northeast of the city of Kampala, Uganda. The Salesian organization rescues, rehabilitates and reintegrates street children back into society. Salesians meet basic needs and provide education,
Salesian missionaries from the Central Africa Province, in collaboration with the Salesian-run International Volunteering for Development (VIS), distributed food rations to more than 300 families who have been displaced and are seeking shelter at Don Bosco Ngangi in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Salesian School of Theology, located in Xuan Hiep, Thu Duc District of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, received a pallet of books in 2022 thanks to a donation secured by Salesian Missions. There are 50 students who attend the theology program. The library on
Two communities in Ghana have access to clean water thanks to funding from the Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” Salesian Missions is the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco. The 2021 water project was part of the Salesian efforts to bring water
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating World Environment Day held annually on June 5. This year, World Environment Day has the theme of #BeatPlasticPollution.
Students attending Don Bosco Technical School in Gatenga, Rwanda, received nutritional support thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The support, which covered from January to May 2023, provided for the purchase of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the school.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression. Recognized on June 4 each year since its United Nations designation in 1982, the day acknowledges the pain suffered by children throughout the world who are
Salesian missionaries in Damascus are preparing summer activities to help nearly 2,000 youth overcome the trauma caused by the devastating Feb. 6 earthquake that impacted Turkey and Syria. More than three months later, the situation has not improved significantly.
Don Bosco House, in the Magdalena del Mar neighborhood in Lima, Peru, was established to provide support for the wave of Venezuelan migrants who came to the city in 2018 and 2019. Today, it is a shelter that houses 45 young migrants and refugees between
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating Global Day of Parents, which was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012. The day, celebrated each year on June 1, honors parents throughout the world and provides an opportunity to appreciate