Salesian Missions joins the international community and organizations around the globe in honoring World Food Day. Celebrated each year on Oct. 16, the day was established to bring attention to the plight of the world’s hungry and undernourished. This World Food Day, Salesian Missions is
Salesian Missions joins the international community in celebrating Global Handwashing Day 2021. The day, organized by the Global Handwashing Partnership, is celebrated each year on Oct. 15 and is dedicated to increasing awareness of the importance of hand-washing with soap.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring International Day of Rural Women, which is celebrated each year on Oct. 15. This day, which was first established in 2008, recognizes “the critical role and contribution of rural women, including Indigenous women,
Salesian missionaries have opened Casa Valdocco in Montevideo, Uruguay, to provide support 35 children between the ages of 5-12 who need assistance from the state. Casa Valdocco’s main objective is to ensure that children spend as little time as possible in public institutions and instead
Salesian sisters with the Ferrando Center for Vocational Training, in Karnataka, India, were able to provide nutritional support for 750 families thanks to COVID-19 relief funding from Salesian Missions. The center is operated by Salesian Sisters of Mary Help of Christians and is surrounded by
Don Bosco Foundation in Timor-Leste received funding from Rise Against Hunger to provide healthy food for 1,375 beneficiaries in vulnerable situations in Dili, Liquica, Ermera and Maliana during the first quarter of this project. The overall goal is to reach 4,000 people. The funding came
More than 500 youth attending Don Bosco College Mimboman in Yaoundé, Cameroon, have access to additional computer equipment thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. Prior to the donation, there were only 20 computers available to the students in the new school, which opened this
Youth attending Hogar Don Bosco, facilitated by the Don Bosco Project in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, had access to recreational activities thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The funding was utilized for camps, retreats, sports activities and games. In addition, educational materials,
Salesian missionaries working in the Makululu settlement in Kabwe, Zambia, were able to purchase land to develop a farm thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. Salesians developed the farm near the Don Bosco Children Home so that the food grown is a source of
Thirty-one young women who lived at the Salesian Surakshita Home, located in the town of Ravulapalem in Andhra Pradesh, India, were supported through donor funding from Salesian Missions. Surakshita Home provides living facilities for young women who have been in legal trouble.