Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty held on Oct. 17. This year’s theme is “Acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all." Salesian environmental programs help youth give back
Salesian Missions joins the international community and organizations around the globe in honoring World Food Day on Oct. 16. During the pandemic, Salesian missionaries, staff and volunteers have increased their efforts to ensure that children out of school, families who have lost income, migrant workers
Salesian Missions joins the international community in celebrating Global Handwashing Day 2020. The day, organized by the Global Handwashing Partnership, is celebrated each year on Oct. 15. The 2020 Global Handwashing Day theme is “Hand Hygiene for All” and focuses on the recent global initiative
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring International Day of Rural Women, which is celebrated each year on Oct. 15. Salesian missionaries living and working in more than 130 countries are focused on achieving gender equality. Programs focus on empowering
Salesian missionaries have launched the Center for Digital Education and Innovation (CEDI San Juan Bosco), a new training center, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, thanks to support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Salesian missionaries help ensure disadvantaged youth gain the skills needed for
Salesian missionaries in the Central American Province are focused on the psychological, emotional and spiritual well-being of Salesian staff. The Artemide Zatti project aims to address health risk factors through psycho-education initiatives and anxiety, depression and spirituality through individual and group therapeutic support initiatives.
Salesian missionaries in Beirut, Lebanon, have been providing food, shelter and support to Lebanese and refugee families affected by the Aug. 4 explosion that killed more than 200 people. Funding to support these emergency initiatives came from Salesian organizations around the globe including Salesian Missions.
Salesian missionaries working in the commune of Koumassi in the city of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, implemented a project supporting the Salesian-run Don Bosco Foyer and Marie Dominique Foyer, operated by the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians. There are 41 boys and 21 girls who
Don Bosco Mission in Tonj, a town in the northwest region of South Sudan, has been able to support more than 3,500 internally displaced people with a recent COVID-19 initiative. Families found themselves faced with violent border conflicts and were left homeless. They were forced
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring the International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11. This International Day of the Girl will focus on several demands that girls have made, including to live free from gender-based violence, harmful practices,