Salesian post-novitiate Blessed Filippo Rinaldi, located in Copacabana, Colombia, planted 23 trees to mark the alliance between the Salesian Province of Medellín and the metropolitan area of Valle de Aburrá. The tree planting is part of the project “Promotion and development of environmental culture in
The Salesian movie “The Oratory,” produced by The Nollywood Factory in collaboration with Salesians of Don Bosco, is premiering in theaters across Europe, according to a Vatican News story. The plight of street children in Nigeria and the work of Salesian missionaries with them are
Students have four new classrooms at the Salesian secondary school in the Zatti community in Kabwe, Zambia, thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. In addition to the classrooms, the project also installed new toilets for the classrooms. Salesians were able to construct the foundation,
Assam Don Bosco University held a free digital literacy training on the basics of desktop publishing for young women from the State Home for Women in Jalukbari, Guwahati, India. The training, organized by VanitAgrata, the women empowerment group of the university, helped rural young women
The St. John Bosco Higher Institute of Philosophy Kansebula, located in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, held a scientific day. The goal was to help young students and faculty understand the importance of protecting the environment and the role that they play in sustainable
Salesian missionaries offer schools and social development programs across Bolivia to ensure youth have access to education and hope for a brighter future. In Cochabamba, Salesians operate Hogar Maria Auxiliadora, where young girls seek shelter and an education. The long-term residential home provides a safe,
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring World Refugee Day, held each year since 2001 on June 20. The day, which is coordinated by the U.N. Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and other international organizations, honors the plight of millions of refugees and
The Salesian Institute Youth Projects’ Waves of Change program, located in Cape Town, South Africa, provides education to at least 200 youth each year. Sea fishing is a large industry in South Africa, especially along the Western Cape coastline. The Cape Town harbor is close
Salesian students who take part in the Eco Club at Fatima School Kodambakkam in Chennai, India, organized an Eco-Fest to highlight the importance of environmental consciousness and help teach other students how to take responsibility for protecting the environment from further destruction.
The Mary Help of Christians Province of Slovakia is hosting several outings and activities for young Ukrainian refugees who have been staying in the country since the outbreak of war. These activities are part of Salesian centers and oratories.