The Salesian Reconoce project was officially established as an association on Dec. 5 at a signing ceremony held at the Youth Council of Spain in Madrid. The project will certify the skills youth acquire in volunteer programs to improve participants' work prospects. The goal is
Salesian missionaries with St. Augustine's Parish, located in the Dworzark community within Freetown, Sierra Leone, have partially completed construction of a new church thanks to donor funding provided by Salesian Missions.
Salesian missionaries in Quetta, Pakistan, collaborated with the Sisters of the Good Shepherd to organize a badminton tournament for girls. The first-ever sporting event for girls, called “Mamma Margherita Badminton Tournament,” featured 20 participants from five different ethnic groups and four different religions.
Lombriasco Beekeeping 2020 offers a vocational training course for students and professionals to learn beekeeping and to safeguard the species and the environment. The course started on Nov. 17 at the Salesian Agricultural School in Lombriasco in collaboration with AgriPiemonte Miele. This course was offered
The Salesian St. John Bosco Parish, in Minoyan, Murcia, Negros Occidental, Philippines, has access to clean water thanks to a new project funded by the Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” The new water supply will serve the Salesian Youth Center, kindergarten, parish office and rectory.
Salesian missionaries in Corumbá, Mato Grosso, Brazil, provided 150 food baskets to families in need over the Christmas holiday and more than 900 food baskets over the last year. In addition, food, clothes and toys collected and donated by local residents were distributed to families
Salesians for Social, which coordinates the Universal Civil Service in Italy, will engage 1,250 youth between the ages of 18 and 29 in 2021 for volunteer positions in Italy and programs in Spain, France and Albania. This is the highest number of volunteers the Salesians
Thailand was hit with a strong typhoon at the end of November. The Salesian Saengthong Vitthaya School mobilized support from the Association of Past Pupils, the Parent-Teacher Association, and teachers and students to contribute more than 2,000 food bags and financial support to help villagers.
Salesian missionaries at the Salesian parish in San Benito Petén, Guatemala, are providing food aid to those who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 100 families have been provided food support.
Salesian missionaries with the Provincial Department for Education in Santiago, Chile, have been strengthening the skills of teachers throughout 2020 with more than a dozen new workshops and diploma-based courses. These workshops and courses have been made available to administration leaders and teaching teams from