Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring the International Day of Charity celebrated each year on Sept. 5. Nearly 30,000 Salesian priests, brothers, sisters and novices are working in more than 130 countries around the globe bringing poor youth and
The Don Bosco Technical Institute, located in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, launched an integrated waste management plan to focus more on the environment. The goal is to be “zero waste” to conserve resources, engage in responsible production and reuse waste materials, thereby avoiding incinerating
Salesian organizations around the globe are responding to the coronavirus pandemic with food, hygiene supplies, medical care and awareness about the virus and prevention strategies. Salesian Missions has answered the call to ensure this critical aid reaches those most in need.
A Salesian Missions donor provided funding for two siblings to continue their education in Thailand at the Hua Hin Vitthayalai School, located in the town of Hua Hin. Poppy, who is 14, will continue with secondary school while her young brother Carlin, age 11, will continue
Salesian missionaries in South Sudan are working with local populations as the effects of coronavirus spread. In Gumbo, Salesian missionaries have a parish, a technical-vocational training center, elementary and middle schools, a women’s promotion center, and a youth center. There is also a camp for
The Don Bosco Institute in Florence, Italy, is hosting a summer camp for children who are blind. The camp is organized by the Italian Union of the Blind and Visually Impaired of Tuscany with the support of the CR Firenze Foundation Summer Together, the Red
The Salesian Network has provided 460 youth and their families with food assistance in the city of Manaus in Brazil. Families in need were tracked and identified through an app. More than 800 baskets of food were delivered, with deliveries observing the guidelines for coronavirus prevention.
Salesian missionaries work with street children in Lima, Peru, to ensure they have the education they need to grow and thrive. Casa Don Bosco offers minors a home, sit-down meals at regular times and guaranteed medical care, as well as psychological and spiritual support. Youth
Students attending the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center in Juba, South Sudan, have received scholarships to help afford their education and continue their studies thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors. The scholarships, which are mainly focused on female students, cover 50 percent of the school’s
Don Bosco Technical and Vocational Training School in Rango, Rwanda, is constructing a new building to host culinary arts and hairdressing courses. The construction was made possible by the Don Bosco Tech Africa initiative with funds from Don Bosco Mondo. The school provides technical and