The Salesian House in Rawson, the capital city of the Argentine province of Chubut, a sparsely populated region located at the southern end of South America, has a project that creates and donates blankets for families in need during the winter months. The project, which
Don Bosco Orphanage, in Gandhinagar, a planned city in the western Indian state of Gujarat, received donor funding from Salesian Missions. The orphanage, part of the Salesian Vellore Diocese, provides a home to poor orphan and semi-orphan Catholic boys to give them an education and
Don Bosco Catholic University in Campo Grande, Brazil, has received an average of 1,500 people per day at its COVID-19 vaccine clinic. The clinic is set up across three sports fields and is supported by 200 students, teachers and administrative employees who help in the
The Mary Help of Christians Parish in Comayagüela, Honduras, in collaboration with World Vision and the Mexico Fund - Youth Building the Future in Honduras, launched the NINIS project. It offers youth, ages 19-29 who do not study or work, the opportunity to acquire technical
Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco Namugongo in Kampala, Uganda, are responding to the needs of people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Don Bosco Namugongo is helping to feed families who are daily wage earners and are now left with no income.
Students from the Don Bosco College of Engineering’s electronics and telecommunications department, located in Fatorda, in Goa, India, won the national competition "Robotic Library Management System." The students beat out more than 1,000 other projects and created a way to automate the conventional library system
In Galabadja and Gamala, Central African Republic, Salesians operate a youth center, a family home and an oratory, as well as educational centers for kindergartens, elementary schools, a high school and a vocational school. Salesians also operate a scholarship program for youth. Most of the
The Association of Damas Salesianas in Cochabamba, Bolivia, in collaboration with other volunteers, has launched a campaign to collect oximeters, nebulizers and thermometers in the fight against COVID-19. The initiative was brought about thanks to the National Council of Associations of Damas Salesianas and Sister
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating World Youth Skills Day, which has been celebrated each year on July 15 since 2014. Salesians offer more than 1,000 vocational, technical, professional and agricultural schools around the globe.
The Salesian Institute Pio IX of Villa Colón, located in Montevideo, Uruguay, launched a new dormitory to shelter people without homes during winter nights. It is the first dormitory to be opened as a result of the coordination of the Ministry of Social Development with