Don Bosco Technical and Vocational Training School in Rango, in the city of Butare in southern Rwanda, currently offers courses in construction, carpentry, welding and sewing. Each course spans two years of training, and the majority of students in the program are youth who come
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing World Humanitarian Day. Celebrated every year on Aug. 19, World Humanitarian Day honors the humanitarian efforts worldwide that support people in crisis.
Salesian Missions has launched a new fundraising appeal to help Salesians in Haiti who are responding to local needs after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck five miles from the town of Petit Trou de Nippes in the western part of the country, about 80 miles west
On Aug. 14, 2021, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti five miles from the town of Petit Trou de Nippes, about 80 miles west of Port-au-Prince. The earthquake was stronger than the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that devastated the country in 2010. To date, there are more than
The ApiCultura project in Lombriasco, Italy, is bringing beekeeping back to the Salesian Agricultural School while safeguarding the species and educating on the importance of care for the environment. After 10 months, the first training course finished and the first yield of honey was extracted.
Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, facilitates the “Salesian Solidarity with Italy: the Emergency Response to COVID-19” project. The project is made possible with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Government’s main development agency
In the fight against COVID-19, graduates of the Salesian-run Nonthaburi Skills Development Center for the Blind have pooled their resources to help current students who have been impacted. “Funds From the Blind to Fight COVID-19” is providing funding for medical care for those who have
The University Clinic for Women and Children Santa Rita de Casia, part of the Catholic University of the Dry Tropics in Estelí, Nicaragua, will improve medical care for people with limited economic resources in the northern zone of the country. This project was made possible
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing International Youth Day. Celebrated each year on Aug. 12, International Youth Day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues affecting young people around the world. In honor and celebration
Don Bosco Gatenga, located in Kigali, Rwanda, has received donor funding from Salesian Missions to help provide nutritional support for students and youth at the center. To date, Don Bosco Gatenga has provided nutritional support for 210 students with the goal to reach 520 students.