Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DonBoScuola, a Salesian oratory in Macerata, Italy, launched a new remote version of its services. Volunteers are taking time to connect digitally with younger children and help them with their homework, keep them company during recess, and organize games and
Father Joseph Nguyen Tuan Anh is one of 120 Vietnamese Salesian missionaries living in the Zambia-Malawi-Zimbabwe-Namibia (ZMB) Salesian Province. There he assists 90 boys who live at the Don Bosco Children Home.
Since the outbreak of civil war began in March 2011, Salesian missionaries have operated three centers in Syria. The centers are located in Kafroun and in the particularly high conflict areas of Aleppo and Damascus.
The Business Incubation Center at Don Bosco College of Engineering, located in Fatorda, a suburb of the city of Margao, India, has assisted 75 startups over the last two years. Of this number, 45 were recently identified to be incubated while 15 have been done
The Salesian-run St. Antonio da Padova House, located in city of Córdoba, in northern Argentina, has more than 1,200 children and older youth in its program. St. Antonio da Padova House provides ongoing support and education for these youth in need.
Don Bosco Pasil, in Cebu City, Philippines, launched the Mamma Margaret’s Garden last year. Pasil is one of the villages in Cebu City that is highly populated and the houses are densely packed. The availability of land for planting is very limited so the project
Since war broke out in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, fighting has ravaged northern Ethiopia, displacing more than 2 million people and sending tens of thousands of refugees into neighboring Sudan. Salesian missionaries operate four centers in the region—Makelle, Adigrat, Adwa and Shire—and they are
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating World Water Day. Led by UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the United Nations’ work on water and sanitation, the day has been honored on March 22 every year since 1993.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating International Day of Happiness, which falls each year on March 20. In celebration of International Day of Happiness 2021, Salesian Missions is proud to highlight Salesian programs that educate and empower youth.
Salesian missionaries have opened a youth center in the La Cecilia district of Armenia, Colombia. Armenia is at the center of the Colombian coffee growing axis. The new youth center has served more than 100 youth to date and focuses on educational and pastoral support.