Students from the Salesian Educational Center in Talca, Chile, participated in the fourth edition of the WorldSkills Chile 2020 Vocational Training Olympics, held online in November. They each received a gold medal in their respective competitions. The recognition will open new doors for them professionally.
Salesian missionaries living and working at Palabek Refugee Resettlement Camp in Uganda have been able to provide food aid to 800 people at the camp thanks to funding from Salesian Missions. In addition to providing food directly, Salesian missionaries are working to counter the food
In response to the devastation and overwhelming need, students in the 2021 graduating class at San Miguel Salesian Institute, located in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, launched a fundraiser to support the people affected by Hurricane Eta. With COVID-19 safety measures in place, more than 1,000 people from
Don Bosco Development Society, the planning and development office of the Salesian Province of Mumbai, India, is conducting remedial education lessons for 507 children from the slums of Mumbai. The lessons are being taught online and in-person with all COVID-19 safety precautions in place.
Salesian missionaries in Syria are launching new initiatives to help support families in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Salesian missionaries have set up two support programs for those in academic difficulty. One will benefit 200 children and another will support 180 students in their
Salesian Technical School, located in Tatale, Ghana, has started new courses in construction, catering and electricity. The new courses provide both classroom learning and hands-on experience in the field. Many youth gain employment from the internships they have as part of their education.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring Human Rights Day, celebrated each year on Dec. 10. This year’s theme “Recover Better - Stand Up for Human Rights” focuses on the need to build back better by ensuring human rights are central
The Dom Bosco School, located in Campo Grande, Brazil, is celebrating its 90th anniversary. Founded in 1930, the school has contributed much to the communities of Campo Grande and Mato Grosso do Sul, and it has been a site for learning and social programs for poor
Victims of human trafficking are finding hope for a better future through a hospitality course aimed at employment in the hotel and restaurant employment sectors thanks to a partnership between the Italian Red Cross and the National Salesian Center for Vocational Training and Ongoing Education
Five communities in Nigeria have clean water access thanks to donor funding through the Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” Borehole projects have been completed in Alaenyi, Umuaju, Bagbe, Nsasak Afaha and Neke. Due to geographic conditions, there is very little potable water in this region,