Don Bosco Development Society, the planning and development office of the Salesian Province of Mumbai, India, has continued to help those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. With the support of Auxilium India, an association in Seregno, Italy, Salesian missionaries have distributed goods, basic necessities
Salesian past pupils in China have sent 10 shipments of goods to Salesian programs. The shipments included seven containers with computer numerical control machines, desks, cabinets, workbenches, hydraulic forklifts, projectors, microscopes, chairs, fans and more. A final container was shipped during the pandemic and included
Father Albert Kabuge, Salesian provincial of the Central Africa Province, recently visited Salesian programs in Bukavu and Goma and made an appeal for support for 75 abandoned children and babies living at the Ushindi Center Orphanage. These children are accessing shelter, care and basic needs,
Salesian missionaries have been working with the Achuar, an indigenous population in the Ecuadorian Amazon, for the last 50 years. Salesian work focuses on spiritual development, education, and human, social and cultural promotion.
Due to COVID-19, up to 150 million new people could be living in extreme poverty by 2021, says the Global Humanitarian Overview 2021 from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Around the globe, Salesian missionaries and Salesian Missions focus on
An 8,000-square-meter soccer field at St. John Bosco Parish, located in Tondo, Manila, Philippines, had its first harvest festival where anyone could pay and harvest vegetables. The initiative was launched in October 2020 and was spearheaded by the Department of Agrarian Reform, along with the Department
Women entrepreneurs in Dagoreti, Kenya, and other poor areas are benefiting from the Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC) project started by the Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco, according to an article in the Global Sisters Report. The project was launched to help women start
The Don Bosco School of Arts and Crafts recently celebrated its 50th anniversary in the Marconi district of Montevideo, Uruguay. Today the school provides education to close to 200 youth, and it is focused on how to grow the school and enrich programs for its
Salesian Father Omar Delasa founded TonjProject Onlus and, with the support of volunteers, has helped create an obstetric and gynecological hospital with 50 beds and a minor surgery ward in Tonj, South Sudan. Fr. Delasa was recently highlighted in Marie Claire magazine’s Italian edition.
The Don Bosco Development Society, through its collaboration partner Don Bosco Waluj, has organized a series of training courses and workshops for farmers in the districts of Aurangabad and Jalna, India. These workshops provide farmers an opportunity to learn more advanced techniques to help make their