More than 350 children and older youth raced with Luke Kelly, a 22-year-old marathon runner and a member of the famous musical group "Kelly Family" from Germany, on his most recent trip to Kenya. Some of the youth were street children who have found a
Salesians with Don Bosco Tech Africa in Nigeria are providing training about safeguarding and protecting children. Salesians work with abandoned children in two centers in Nigeria. One is in Lagos, opened in 2018, and the other is Ibadan, opened in 2009. These centers are changing
Salesian missionaries have provided 150 families with corn seeds and fertilizer as part of the “The Mwenho Usupoka ‒ Life in Abundance” agriculture project taking place in Munda, Huambo, Angola. Families will be able to increase the production of their farms to better be able
More than 2,000 people in the Salesian São João Baptista de Moatize Mission, located in Ntsungo, Mozambique, have clean water access thanks to funding from the Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” Salesian Missions is the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco.
The Don Bosco College, located in Golaghat, Assam, India, has inaugurated a new academic arts building, which includes a computer lab and a solar panel power plant. The inauguration event was attended and led by Ajanta Neog, finance, woman and child development minister. The program
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring International Migrants Day. Each year, International Migrants Day is held on Dec. 18 to recognize the efforts, contributions and rights of migrants worldwide.
The Salesian Institute of Pamplona in Spain, in collaboration with two non-governmental organizations, Medicine Open to the World and Help Container, received a Learning-Service Award. The creation “Incubators that save lives” began in 2021 and continued into 2022 with the support of seven other education
Don Bosco Boys Home, located in Sunyani, Ghana, provides social support and education to young boys in the care of Salesian missionaries. Recently, the International Voluntary Service (VIS) contributed funding for materials, textbooks, and uniforms for youth to attend school. VIS also launched an
Father V M Thomas, a Salesian missionary in India and former chancellor of Assam Don Bosco University Guwahati, has launched 19 training programs for Oil India Ltd. The two-day programs, scheduled for 576 sessions of 30 people each, began in July and finished in November,
The Salesian-run Notre Dame de Clairvaux Center, located in Ivato, Madagascar, houses more than 100 youth ages 12-22. The Salesian facility is a home for orphaned, at-risk or street children. They are offered comprehensive support including medical care, food, clothing, shelter and education. Salesians want