Salesian Missions joins the international community in celebrating Global Handwashing Day 2022. The day, organized by the Global Handwashing Partnership, is celebrated each year on Oct. 15 and is dedicated to increasing awareness of the importance of hand-washing with soap.
Don Bosco Job Placement Network in India has been helping migrants find and retain safe and secure jobs, helping to mitigate challenges with migration. Recently, more than 400 youth who are skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled were provided with job opportunities across several business sectors through
Don Bosco centers in Nepal recently hosted a meeting of the Salesian Youth Movement. The event, held at Don Bosco Institute Thecho in Kathmandu, brought together 90 youth and Salesian staff from five centers. Youth gathered to meet and connect with their peers and adults
Salesian Missions Australia has begun a campaign to support the work of teachers in Samoa. Teachers and schools in the country lack resources to assist them in educating students. The campaign to “Sponsor a Teacher, Educate a Nation” will raise funds to provide resources, materials
Don Bosco Veedu is opening a new building to support street children in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The Salesian organization has been educating and empowering children who are homeless and living in conditions of poverty since May 1991. Father Jose Thomas Koyickal, provincial of the Bangalore
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11. This is the 10th anniversary of the day that has been celebrated annually since its inception in 2012. It was established to promote equal treatment
Salesian missionaries are concerned about child malnutrition in the Xavante villages in the municipality of Nova Xavantina in Campinápolis, Brazil. A lack of rain, poor food, hygiene conditions and the length of distance to travel to urban centers were identified as the causes that most
Don Bosco Job Placement Network is helping women level the playing field in employment in India. Out of the total job opportunities provided through Don Bosco Job Placement Network to date, 42 percent were to women entering the labor market for the first time. The
The Salesian-run St. Dominic Savio School in Bangkok, Thailand, recently celebrated its 60th anniversary of its foundation. To mark the occasion, Cardinal Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovithavanij, archbishop of Bangkok, presided over a solemn Mass, with Msgr. Joseph Prathan Sridarunsil, bishop of Surat Thani, and Msgr.
Salesian Social Networks Platforms has released a 2021 report that highlights the work done by member entities to help children and families living in poverty. The report noted that Salesian programs in Spain have impacted more than 56,000 people through participation in at least one