Six former Salesian students from Spain and Thailand competed in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The Spanish Paralympic delegation included Miriam Martínez Rico and Sara Fernández. Rico attended a Salesian school in Ibi and Fernández attended the Salesian Institute in Triana. The Thai national 5-a-side
Salesian missionaries living and working at Palabek Refugee Resettlement Camp in Uganda are able to provide education to refugee children thanks in part to donor funding from Salesian Missions.
Father Antonio “Beng-Beng” Molavin, rector of the Salesian St. Ildefonso Parish in Makati, Philippines, has launched initiatives to help the parish population focus on removing plastics from the environment by working with Plastic Bank, a non-governmental organization focused on recycling plastics.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing the International Day of Peace, observed on Sept. 21 each year. This year’s theme “Recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world” focuses on how to help everyone recover better from the COVID-19
The Salesian Missions Office in Buenos Aires, Argentina, launched a new campaign to raise funds to help poor youth and their families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign, which runs from Sept. 13-30, is called “Let’s Feed & Educate” and aims to raise funding
Salesian Social Platforms State Coordination Committee recently presented its 2020 report, which highlighted the work of Salesian programs in support of Spain's most vulnerable people, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. During 2020, 52,667 people participated in one of the more than 500 projects in 74
Don Bosco Industrial Technical College in Calama, Chile, has signed an agreement with Codelco Northern District, a leading company in the mining sector, and with the Mining Cluster of the Antofagasta Region corporation to create new opportunities in professional technical training for youth interested in
Salesian missionaries at the Don Bosco Gumbo camp for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Juba, South Sudan, were able to provide food, hygiene products and other items to help care for the well-being of those in the camp thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions.
Salesian missionaries and Daughters of Mary Help of Christians have been responding with relief aid to those who were impacted by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on Aug. 14. More than 2,000 people are believed to have been killed with thousands more injured
Salesian missionaries in Rundu, Namibia, were able to feed vulnerable children who are part of the Don Bosco pre-school and parents thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. They also provided hand sanitizer for the prevention of COVID-19 and bought blankets. The project benefited 123 children