(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been responding to the needs of indigenous populations in the Peruvian Amazon since an 8.0 magnitude earthquake shook the region on May 27. According to news reports, one person was killed and 11 people were injured when the earthquake affected the
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions stands with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and other international organizations in honoring World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20 since 2001. The day, which is coordinated by UNHCR, honors the plight of millions of refugees and internally displaced people
(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Center for Career Placement and Career Orientation, which is part of the broader Don Bosco Seva Kendra, recently organized a large annual job fair for youth. Father Thomas Santiagu, vicar of the Salesian Province of Hyderabad, inaugurated the event with leaders
(MissionNewswire) A Salesian shelter, Bosco Gramin Vikas Kendra, located in Harewadi village in the Maharashtra District of India, has been able to complete facility improvements and install a new water filtration system thanks to donor funding for a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.”
The funding enabled
(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco City, located in Medellín, Colombia, has been working with youth for 54 years and has saved more than 1,300 from a life of violence. The long rehabilitation process at Don Bosco City focuses on three things youth need to learn—how to trust,
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries arrived in Mali 35 years ago to work with disadvantaged children and older youth to provide them quality education with the goal of improving their lives. They currently operate programs in the cities of Bamako, Sikasso and Touba. Recently, the Spanish Salesian-run
(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Center within the Avenida Revolución region in Guadalajara, Mexico, recently celebrated its 75th anniversary. Celebrations began May 24, bringing together Salesian missionaries, staff and current and past students and their families as well as the community.
Beginning with a Catholic Mass followed by
(MissionNewswire) More than 60 poor and migrant youth are receiving free vocational training in renewable energies through a Salesian program in Kénitra, Morocco. Every month, vocational education students receive scholarships funded by the German association, Otto Benecke, to help support their education.
Kénitra is a city
(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Lay Volunteer Organization (SALVO) recently held a four-day immersion retreat for 35 volunteers in Davao City in the Bukidnon Province (Buda) on Mindanao Island in the Philippines. Volunteers learned about Salesian agro-educational projects in the region and shared their volunteering experiences.
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have prioritized helping youth living on the streets in the city of Lubumbashi in the southeastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Lubumbashi and its surrounding areas have a population close to 8.2 million with most living in poverty. While the