(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Lay Volunteer Organization (SALVO) recently held a four-day immersion retreat for 35 volunteers in Davao City in the Bukidnon Province (Buda) on Mindanao Island in the Philippines. Volunteers learned about Salesian agro-educational projects in the region and shared their volunteering experiences.
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have prioritized helping youth living on the streets in the city of Lubumbashi in the southeastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Lubumbashi and its surrounding areas have a population close to 8.2 million with most living in poverty. While the
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the International Labor Organization and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Day Against Child Labor. Every year since 2002, the day is celebrated on June 12 and brings attention to the global extent of child labor and the action
(MissionNewswire) What was once known as the Don Bosco Library, in the heart of the university district in Santiago, Chile, has been renovated to become a new space for youth in the region. The space now known as Espacio República (Republic Space) is open to
(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Workshop, a secondary and vocational education center located in Montevideo, Uruguay’s capital city, has been advancing innovation with its automotive mechanics courses for electric vehicles. The educational center offers both secondary school courses as well as more advanced vocational skills training.
(MissionNewswire) Youth accessing shelter at Don Bosco Anbu Illam, located in the city of Coimbatore in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, have new bathrooms and improved clean water access thanks to donor funding through a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” The main building
(MissionNewswire) Students at the Salesian Institute of Gières in France recently traveled to Kénitra, Morocco, to meet with Salesian students for nine days to learn more about their culture and way of life. The goal was to increase knowledge between the students of the two
(MissionNewswire) Six students from Don Bosco Preparatory High School, located in Ramsey, New Jersey, accompanied by Salesian Brother Travis Gunther and Mr. John Darcy, visited Nazareth Farm, a Catholic service retreat community and ministry in Salem, West Virginia, during their April spring break. They joined
(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Polytechnic College in Mekelle, Ethiopia, is launching a new TechPro2 program for skills training in collaboration with CNH Industrial and its commercial vehicles brand IVECO. CNH Industrial has partnered with the Opera Don Bosco Onlus Foundation, based in Milan, Italy, to
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries provide a range of educational and social programs for poor youth and their families in San Benito Petén, Guatemala. They also provide a medical clinic that helps to care for residents of the villages in the region. The clinic, dedicated to Artemide