Don Bosco Nerul, located in Mumbai, India, has launched a new initiative to help people impacted by the coronavirus pandemic gain skills for employment. The initiative launched with 17 women, aged 19-45, who have signed up for online classes, which also include English language lessons.
The Salesian Province of Ecuador, in collaboration with Don Bosco Mission and Salesian Polytechnic University, launched the campaign “Donate your computer” to provide technology tools to vulnerable populations in 12 cities across the country. The initial goal of the campaign is to provide 500 technological tools
There is a new book out about the Catholic Church’s history in Nepal thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors. The book “The Cross on the Roof” by Father George Thirumalachalil, former faculty member in the history department at the Salesian College Sonada in India,
Close to 500 people supported by the Maria Auxiliadora Parish in Gbényedzi, Lomé, Togo, have access to coronavirus prevention materials thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors. The funding enables Salesians at the parish to purchase and distribute face masks, install hand-washing devices and purchase
Sixty boys are receiving education and shelter and having their basic needs met at Don Bosco Murunkan, in Mannar, Sri Lanka, thanks to donor funding received from Salesian Missions. Many of the students are orphans or only have one parent and are unable to pay
In early October, Don Bosco Youth Education Services held three days of teacher training on the theme “Teaching and Learning in the 21st century” led by Father Selvam Sahay and a team of experts. Participants included 20 teachers from five Salesian academic institutions.
Salesian priests Father Benjamin Gahungu and Father Raphael Katanga, from the Salesian parish in Rukago, Burundi, along with 25 youth leaders from the oratory, visited the sick and prisoners in the nearby town of Gahombo. The group broke into two teams, and one headed to
The Salesian Province of the Middle East has had added challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic due to persistent economic challenges, those who have been internally displaced and the explosion in Beirut on Aug. 4. The Salesian province has 13 Salesian institutions and centers including five in
The Salesians of the Africa Great Lakes Vice Province (AGL) recently launched a new project to build a Salesian Spirituality Center in Rango, Rwanda. Youth from different schools will also be able to use and benefit from it. This is not the only construction happening
The Salesian Youth Center in Salto, Uruguay, celebrated its 25th anniversary on Oct. 1. Since its inception, the center has transformed the lives of vulnerable youth. The Salesian Youth Center offers vocational training through woodworking and metal workshops, as well as cooking classes focusing on