Salesian missionaries were able to finish the roof of the new St. John Bosco Catholic Church, Ondo, Nigeria, thanks to funding from Salesian Missions. The new church has been in construction for the last three years and was needed because the previous church was no
Twenty-three young women who lived at the Salesian Surakshita Home, located in the town of Ravulapalem in Andhra Pradesh, India, were supported through funding from Salesian Missions. The home provides living facilities for young women who have been in legal trouble. During the five months
Don Bosco Fambul, located in Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown and one of the country’s leading child-welfare organizations, provides job starter kits to young women who complete their education. The young women, who have come from situations of vulnerability, receive training in tailoring, tourism,
Salesian Missions Office of Madrid (“Misiones Salesianas”), Spain, has created an educational campaign as part of the “Something new is sprouting” initiative launched by the Salesian St. James the Greater Province. The new educational campaign aims to help children and youth transform the world into
Maheswari Balan, researcher and analyst for the Salesian network “Young at Risk,” presented data on efforts in India to track down missing children during the 59th Session of the Commission for Social Development at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The data was presented
Bosco Youth Reach Out in Lusaka, Zambia, has launched a new song with former participants from the “Amplifying the Arts” project. The project provided an opportunity for cultural exchange through arts programming and was funded by Salesian Missions from a grant it received from the U.S.
Don Bosco College Panjim and the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry have signed a memorandum of agreement to implement development programs, along with promote innovation and entrepreneurship. This will increase the development of skills and collaboration between schools and industries.
Salesian missionaries living and working at Palabek Refugee Resettlement Camp in Uganda have been able to provide food aid and other critical supplies to people at the camp thanks to funding sent in November 2020 from Salesian Missions.
Don Bosco International recently participated in a meeting held by the Platform of Fundamental Rights, a body of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, based in Vienna, Austria. At the meeting “Human rights in challenging times—a way forward,” Salesians held the session “Promoting the
On International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers, Salesian Missions highlights how former child soldiers overcome the traumas of war and rebuild their lives through Salesian programs.