(MissionNewswire) Between the cities of Gambella and Pugnido is the village of Abobo in western Ethiopia. The majority of the population in Abobo is of Sudanese origin because of its proximity to the border of Sudan. Many people have sought refuge there to escape war
(MissionNewswire) The Refugee Livelihood Program, a program for the refugee population of West Papua, an Indonesian Province on the island of New Guinea, is a collaboration of Caritas of Papua New Guinea and the Don Bosco Technical School in Gabutu, near Port Moresby, the capital
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are mobilizing to help youth at-risk of exploitation who are living on the streets of Luanda, Angola. At night, a team of Salesian missionaries and staff drive around in a van in search of young boys and girls living on the streets.
(MissionNewswire) Five Salesian facilities in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, will have improved irrigation systems thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors though the organization’s “Clean Water Initiative.” Salesian missionaries are working in the area to increase farming education and the potential of youth and
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the Opera Don Bosco Foundation to provide programs for the many homeless and at-risk youth in Myanmar. Recently, the foundation joined the appeal by Salesian Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, archbishop of Yangon and president of the Federation of Episcopal Conferences of
(MissionNewswire) The 80th anniversary of the Foundation for the Blind, which has patronage from the Queen of Thailand, was marked with a Bike with the Blind event in Bangkok, Thailand. With a theme of “Ride for Sharing,” the event paired sighted people with those who
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Managua, Nicaragua, have launched the Pbro Salvador Cafarelli Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Laboratory School. The school received technical assistance from the Yamaha brand to develop its curriculum and features cutting-edge equipment and materials for both classroom learning and hands-on practice.
(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Development Society provides hope and support for those who have few resources and little hope for the future. The organization recently held a health camp for residents of Ghatkopar, a suburb of Mumbai, India. During the health camp, 64 children, 31
(MissionNewswire) At Marialaya (House of Mary), located in Chennai, India, sisters with Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, also known as the Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco, provide programs and rehabilitation for at-risk girls and those living and working on the streets in the northern
(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Polytechnic University, with campuses in Cuenca, Guayaquil and Quito, Ecuador, celebrated its 25th anniversary with a cultural caravan that started on June 18 at the Quito campus. The entire university community gathered to enjoy music, traditional dances and theater performed by students