(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
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the International Labor Organization and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Day Against Child Labor. Every year since 2002, the day is celebrated on June 12 and brings attention to the global extent of child labor and the action
(MissionNewswire) What was once known as the Don Bosco Library, in the heart of the university district in Santiago, Chile, has been renovated to become a new space for youth in the region. The space now known as Espacio República (Republic Space) is open to
(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Workshop, a secondary and vocational education center located in Montevideo, Uruguay’s capital city, has been advancing innovation with its automotive mechanics courses for electric vehicles. The educational center offers both secondary school courses as well as more advanced vocational skills training.
(MissionNewswire) Youth accessing shelter at Don Bosco Anbu Illam, located in the city of Coimbatore in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, have new bathrooms and improved clean water access thanks to donor funding through a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” The main building