Salesian missionaries and volunteers with Don Bosco Center and the St. John Bosco Parish in Tondo, Philippines, have been working to ensure that families in the region have the food and support they need during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. To date, they have supported half
With its immense reach, Don Bosco Network, consisting of 354 Don Bosco organizations across the states of India, has fed 1,082,446 people either through cooked food or grocery kits since the start of the lockdown in India. The organization has also manufactured and distributed 410,375
The prolonged lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic is throwing people in South Africa into despair due to poverty and hunger. Salesian missionaries, staff and volunteers have been working to provide the basic necessities to those most in need.
The Don Bosco Center in Mekanissa, an area on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is supplying water to thousands of poor people living in the slums of Koshe and Kore. The Salesian community repaired an old truck and a reservoir tank that has a
The Ivory Coast has been seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Conditions of poverty have been aggravated by the rigid confinement and lockdown in many sectors of the country. It has plunged the most vulnerable populations into a dramatic situation, taking away their most basic
The Don Bosco Vocational Training Center, located in Dodoma, Tanzania, can build a new multi-purpose hall thanks to donor funding through Salesian Missions. The center is among the oldest vocational training centers in Tanzania and currently serves close to 1,700 students annually with both long
Salesian missionaries of the Africa Great Lakes Vice Province have donated food supplies to people suffering from hunger in the period of confinement imposed to counter the spread of the coronavirus. The food was purchased at the local market and then donated to Caritas at
The Don Bosco School, located in the city of Ramos Mejía, Argentina, has collaborated with the municipality of La Matanza to create an isolation center that will welcome the elderly affected by COVID-19. The school’s retreat house will host 250 beds for those in isolation.
The Don Bosco Center, located in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, is changing the lives of street children by reuniting them with their families. Daniel, who was separated from his family while fleeing the country’s violence, was part of the first group of 20
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian and other international organizations in honoring International Day of Families celebrated each year on May 15. The day is organized by the International Federation for Family Development in partnership with