In the fight against COVID-19, graduates of the Salesian-run Nonthaburi Skills Development Center for the Blind have pooled their resources to help current students who have been impacted. “Funds From the Blind to Fight COVID-19” is providing funding for medical care for those who have
The University Clinic for Women and Children Santa Rita de Casia, part of the Catholic University of the Dry Tropics in Estelí, Nicaragua, will improve medical care for people with limited economic resources in the northern zone of the country. This project was made possible
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing International Youth Day. Celebrated each year on Aug. 12, International Youth Day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues affecting young people around the world. In honor and celebration
Don Bosco Gatenga, located in Kigali, Rwanda, has received donor funding from Salesian Missions to help provide nutritional support for students and youth at the center. To date, Don Bosco Gatenga has provided nutritional support for 210 students with the goal to reach 520 students.
Don Bosco Technical Center in Alafua, Samoa, started a sewing course so students can learn to make clothing. Given its success in the first year, Don Bosco Technical Center extended the course to members of the local community so they could increase their skills and
The Salesian Projects Office of the Central Africa Province opened a second Mamma Margherita Bakery. This new bakery is located in the Kilobelobe district, a municipality annexed to Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It helps to train youth in baking and also provides ongoing
Donor funding from Salesian Missions has provided 17 poor students with school fees and boarding in Ia Krel, in the Gia Lai province of Vietnam. Remaining funds are being used for children's activities in the village of Pnuk.
In Sumba, Indonesia, Salesian missionaries are focused on the technical school. The first stone for a new building was laid during a ceremony in July. The new building will accommodate 216 students, increasing from the current 140 students. Added space will also allow for adequate
Graduates from the 1997 class of Don Bosco Egmore have rallied together to launch the Min Siragugal (Digital Wings) initiative to provide laptops to female students to help ensure that they aren’t forced to drop out of school during the pandemic. The goal is to
Salesian parishes in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, have set up transit stations to distribute water and other necessities for people in lockdown during a new wave of the COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted the city in recent weeks. Those who have been quarantined have