Jorge Fernandes went to Luanda, Angola, for one year as a Salesian missionary volunteer. In Luanda, Salesian missionaries provide education, shelter for homeless children and at-risk girls, and support for youth through social development programs. Being a Salesian missionary volunteer meant facing a lot of
Don Bosco Maputo offers a Real Madrid Social-Sports School in Mozambique’s capital of Maputo. Through soccer and basketball, more than 70 children and adolescents learn values and improve their academic performance. Don Bosco Maputo Social-Sport School is part of a collaborative initiative between the Salesian
Students from the Salesian School of Doing Vocational Training Center, part of Don Bosco Napoli located in Naples, Italy, sorted food aid packages that the Italian Farmers' Association donated to Neapolitan families facing financial difficulty on Easter.
Bosco Global recently launched the “Cultivating the skills of young people. Formation in agroecology in Tambacounda (Senegal)” project. The initiative is supporting the education and training for 10 students attending Don Bosco Vocational Training Center in Tambacounda and their families, which includes about 50 people
Salesian missionaries have remained active and engaged with the Achuar, an Indigenous population in the Ecuadorian Amazon, throughout the pandemic. At the request of parents with the support of the Salesian schools and the Wasakentsa mission, all students have returned to classes.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and international organizations around the globe in highlighting the plight of homeless children on the International Day for Street Children. Celebrated each year on April 12, the day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues affecting youth
Salesian missionaries in Dili-Comoro, East Timor, have sheltered 3,000 people who fled from their homes because of floodwater. A flash flood caused by torrential rains crippled areas around the capital city of Dili as well as nearby islands in eastern Indonesia in the early morning
Don Bosco Fambul, located in Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown, is responding to the needs of more than 600 youth in its programs who were impacted by recent fires that broke out in the suburb of Susan Bay. The fires tore through 10 hectares
Forty students attending the Salesian oratory in the community of Santa Chiarra in Palermo, Italy, had access to school supplies, including tablets for online learning as well as pens, pencils and notebooks thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The funding also covered the costs
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and other international organizations in honoring World Health Day 2021. The theme for World Health Day 2021 is “Building a fairer, healthier world” and highlights the inequalities in health and access to health services. These inequalities have been more apparent during