Thanks to funding Salesian Missions received from the U.S. Agency for International Development’s American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (USAID/ASHA) program, Salesian missionaries have been able to launch building projects to improve the standard of medical care for people in El Salvador and Mexico. The projects
Students from Don Bosco Vocational Center, operating inside of Palabek Refugee Resettlement Camp in Uganda, celebrated the feast day of St. John Bosco, the Salesian founder, on Jan. 31. Throughout the day, 250 students from various courses enjoyed a celebration together that included music by
Salesian Missions facilitated the “Salesian Solidarity with Italy: the Emergency Response to COVID-19” project from July 31, 2020, to Oct. 30, 2021. The project was made possible with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Government’s main development agency operating in
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring Feb. 12 as Red Hand Day, also known as the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers. The day was started when the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the
The new school year for Salesian Mons. Luiz Lasagna Institute (Dom Luiz Lasagna School) located in Araçatuba, Brazil, began on Jan. 24 with many new features for students. From kindergarten to high school, the school invested in quality learning and technology over the school break.
The DB Wave project brings together eight Salesian organizations from the six European countries of Italy, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Hungary and France. The goal of the project is to strengthen the European Salesian network of vocational training centers. In the long term, the project is
The Salesian-run St. Francis de Sales High School and College, located in Montevideo, Uruguay, is launching a bachelor’s degree in integral ecological education this school term. The objective is to help youth understand environmental impact and their role in helping to preserve the environment.
Salesian missionaries have been operating the Vsesvit School in Zhytomyr, Ukraine for the past two years. The school was established thanks to several Italian benefactors in response to the local community need to open a Christian school. Zhytomyr has close to 300,000 residents and is
Salesian missionaries have been working in Gumbo, South Sudan, helping thousands of people over the last several years. Salesians operate a parish, an elementary school for 1,800 students, a high school with 450 students, a technical school, an oratory and a camp for those who
Don Bosco Formation Center in Lawaan, Philippines, was impacted by Typhoon Rai, which hit the region with winds of 121 miles per hour before making landfall on Dec. 16. Once safe after the typhoon, Salesians, aspirants, youth from the Don Bosco Youth Center and lay