Salesian missionaries of the Africa Great Lakes Vice Province have donated food supplies to people suffering from hunger in the period of confinement imposed to counter the spread of the coronavirus. The food was purchased at the local market and then donated to Caritas at
The Don Bosco School, located in the city of Ramos Mejía, Argentina, has collaborated with the municipality of La Matanza to create an isolation center that will welcome the elderly affected by COVID-19. The school’s retreat house will host 250 beds for those in isolation.
The Don Bosco Center, located in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, is changing the lives of street children by reuniting them with their families. Daniel, who was separated from his family while fleeing the country’s violence, was part of the first group of 20
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian and other international organizations in honoring International Day of Families celebrated each year on May 15. The day is organized by the International Federation for Family Development in partnership with
In the wake of the extended lockdown in India due to the coronavirus pandemic, Radio Salesian and Salesian TV offer broadcast and podcast lessons for the University of North Bengal’s undergraduate and graduate programs. The virtual launch of “Radio Edu Pods,” the mass education project for
Salesian Missions recently launched its annual Loaves and Fishes fundraiser which raises funds to ship life-saving aid to more than 130 countries around the globe. Because the cost of shipping this critical aid is far less than its value, donations are multiplied many times over.
The Salesian community in the Luís Cabral neighborhood of Maputo, Mozambique, was able to dig a new borewell to increase water access thanks to funding from Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” With this first round of funding, Salesian missionaries have been able to complete several
From the last week of April into May, many Salesian organizations in Thailand came together in support of local people in need. For example, the Alumni Association of Huahin Vitthayalai School, together with My Garden Food Raft, distributed 800 packages of food, beverages and desserts
Salesian missionaries in Fiji have not only been dealing with the coronavirus but also a Category 4 cyclone named Harold, which devastated the islands of Vanuatu and passed by Fiji, leaving a trail of damage in its wake. The April storm snapped branches and uprooted
Don Bosco Technological Institute, located in Boroko, Papua New Guinea, has reopened its doors after the COVID-19 isolation. Students and teachers can resume classes with new added safety measures in place. These measures, provided by the Ministry of Education, include rigorous checks at the entrance, a