The EcoClub, which was started in 2018 at the Don Bosco Technical Institute in Panama, engages in initiatives to help the environment. It has installed recycling points throughout the institution and held a week for internal recycling, which collected more than 3,500 kg of material.
The Salesian University (UniSalesiano), located in Araçatuba, Brazil, launched two important initiatives over the last few weeks. The first is hepatitis C testing for adults and the second is transforming a municipal emergency room into a specialized clinic. The first part of the new clinic
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating International Literacy Day, celebrated each year on Sept. 8. This year’s theme focuses on “Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.” Salesian Missions highlights programs with a focus on literacy
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring the International Day of Charity celebrated each year on Sept. 5. Nearly 30,000 Salesian priests, brothers, sisters and novices are working in more than 130 countries around the globe bringing poor youth and
The Don Bosco Technical Institute, located in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, launched an integrated waste management plan to focus more on the environment. The goal is to be “zero waste” to conserve resources, engage in responsible production and reuse waste materials, thereby avoiding incinerating
Salesian organizations around the globe are responding to the coronavirus pandemic with food, hygiene supplies, medical care and awareness about the virus and prevention strategies. Salesian Missions has answered the call to ensure this critical aid reaches those most in need.
A Salesian Missions donor provided funding for two siblings to continue their education in Thailand at the Hua Hin Vitthayalai School, located in the town of Hua Hin. Poppy, who is 14, will continue with secondary school while her young brother Carlin, age 11, will continue
Salesian missionaries in South Sudan are working with local populations as the effects of coronavirus spread. In Gumbo, Salesian missionaries have a parish, a technical-vocational training center, elementary and middle schools, a women’s promotion center, and a youth center. There is also a camp for
The Don Bosco Institute in Florence, Italy, is hosting a summer camp for children who are blind. The camp is organized by the Italian Union of the Blind and Visually Impaired of Tuscany with the support of the CR Firenze Foundation Summer Together, the Red
The Salesian Network has provided 460 youth and their families with food assistance in the city of Manaus in Brazil. Families in need were tracked and identified through an app. More than 800 baskets of food were delivered, with deliveries observing the guidelines for coronavirus prevention.