Don Bosco Center for the Development of Skills, known as CEDES Don Bosco in Costa Rica, has launched the “I Accept the Challenge” campaign to promote a violence-free community in response to the high murder rate in the country. The National Judicial Investigation Agency noted
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and other international organizations in honoring World Health Day on April 7. In 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) held the First World Health Assembly and designated the day to mark the founding of WHO. Every year it serves as an
Since its foundation in 2019, Social Service of the Salesians (SolSal), located in Porto, Portugal, has focused on the creation of training and employment opportunities for youth who are not involved in education, employment or vocational training. One of SolSal's current projects is the Electric
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which is celebrated each year on April 6. The United Nations General Assembly designated the day in 2013.
The Salesian Institute Christ the Priest in Huelva, Spain, provides education for youth to gain a formal education in primary and secondary school before advancing on to vocational training. One of the institute’s successful programs is the Transition to Adult and Working Life program. It
Salesian missionaries have been working to support inmates at Monrovia Central Prison for Juveniles in Liberia. The prison fellowship program takes place two mornings a week and includes group counseling and psychosocial support. Salesians also provide clothing, washing materials, medical help, spiritual support and legal
St. John Paul II School in the community of Maram Khullen, located Manipur, India, has a new toilet complex thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The project is part of the Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” The school provides education to 170 students, ages
St. Dominic Savio Center in Cartago, Costa Rica, has been providing educational workshops for people, with a focus on women, for the past 40 years. The goal is for students to acquire a trade and start their own businesses. Currently, the workshops provide education to
Don Bosco Youth Center in Kazembe, Zambia, has launched a goat rearing project thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The funding provided 28 young goats and the construction of small barn to shelter them.
While the province of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is still facing ongoing clashes that have been displacing thousands of people, Salesian missionaries continue with their work. The medical center has been transformed into an emergency hospital for thousands who have