The Salesian Bakery is a historical institution in Bethlehem, located in the West Bank just south of Jerusalem. The bakery provides food assistance to those most in need through the free distribution of bread to the poorest families. The bakery produces close to 3,000 loaves
Salesian missionaries have been operating the Catholic mission station of Shuwuu, Mongolia, for the past four years, but families who live in this district have been accessing water from the Catholic mission since 1998. Throughout the year, people from the countryside come to the well
Salesian missionaries in Makululu, Zambia, are planning to build a House of Hope for street children with addictions and those dealing with mental health issues. The house will care for children 8 to 15 years old. The program will run 24 hours a day and
Caritas, with the Salesian Parish in Kazincbarcika, Hungary, recently participated in a food collection drive to help poor families. In the lead up to Christmas, the Hungarian Food Bank held a national food collection program on Nov. 27-29 that brought together 6,000 volunteers who reached
Brothers Kumar and Rajkumar, who were abandoned when they were 3 and 4 years old, have been reunited with their mother and her relatives thanks to Don Bosco Anbu Illam, in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. Both young men were educated at Don Bosco Anbu Illam
Salesian Missions provided funding for food relief to Salesian missionaries, with the Salesian Planning and Development Office in Johannesburg, South Africa. Salesian missionaries were able to provide food support to Salesian sites in Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho and South Africa as part of COVID-19 relief efforts
Don Bosco Youth Center, part of the Dwarzak Parish in Freetown, Sierra Leone, offers youth a space to enjoy leisure and sports, get help with schoolwork, have a nutritious meal, and find personal and spiritual support in a safe and healthy environment.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring International Migrants Day. Each year, International Migrants Day is held on Dec. 18 to recognize the efforts, contributions and rights of migrants worldwide. Salesian programs around the globe help young migrants adapt to their
Salesian missionaries with Konkan Development Society in India were able to provide dry ration kits to 700 families across the three states of Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra, thanks to funding from Salesian Missions. Migrant families settled in the slums of Zuarinagar and Baina received assistance.
At the Don Bosco House in Formosa, Argentina, children have breakfast, do their homework and catch up with their lessons. Volunteers work together with professional staff to provide school support to children who have difficulty carrying out virtual lessons for various reasons including lack of