Salesian missionaries have developed the St. Joseph’s Farm, in Sagamu, Nigeria, thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The farm is a center for training, research and production on 25 hectares of land acquired by the Salesians. Forty farmers received training in better methods of
Salesian missionaries are responding after devastating floods and subsequent mudslides impacted the Indian state of Kerala, which claimed at least 27 lives and displaced thousands of people. The rain started on Oct. 15 and while rainfall has subsided, landslides and floods across multiples districts are
Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco Youth Institute in Karjat, India, have cultivated land and planted fruit trees, spices and medicinal plants. Don Bosco Youth Institute, a skills training center for poor youth, is located on a 67-acre property.
Salesian centers in Quetta and Lahore, Pakistan, offer quality education and an innovative teaching style. More than 1,000 students from disadvantaged families attend Salesian schools. Salesians first started providing education in Pakistan in 1998, and today, their centers are considered some of the best education
Don Bosco Youth Services in Mumbai, India, hosted The Young Green Researchers Conference to culminate the month-long Season of Creation initiatives facilitated by the Salesian Youth Movement. The conference encouraged 20 youth to launch small environmental research projects.
Don Bosco Tech launched its first agro-based training program in Katihar, India, in 2020, to teach and empower 53 women to start mushroom farming training and growing mushrooms in their homes. As a result, these women doubled and tripled their initial investments and were able
Mary Help of Christians Church, located in Kimihurura, Kigali, Rwanda, has been designated as a parish by Archbishop of Kigali Cardinal Antoine Kambanda. In addition to the church, the new parish will have a kindergarten, primary school and secondary school and offer parish ministry to
Work has begun on a new chapel for St. Mary's Parish, located in the village of Nambe in Kabwe, Zambia, thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco. The previous chapel was in dire need of
The Salesian oratory in Cipolletti, a city in the Patagonian province of Río Negro, Argentina, has launched the “It’s a thing of the heart” project to provide school support and food assistance to children. Many children in the neighboring communities are poor and their families
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty held on Oct. 17 each year. Working in more than 5,500 Salesian educational institutions and youth centers around the globe, missionaries educate children in some