Victims of human trafficking are finding hope for a better future through a hospitality course aimed at employment in the hotel and restaurant employment sectors thanks to a partnership between the Italian Red Cross and the National Salesian Center for Vocational Training and Ongoing Education
Five communities in Nigeria have clean water access thanks to donor funding through the Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” Borehole projects have been completed in Alaenyi, Umuaju, Bagbe, Nsasak Afaha and Neke. Due to geographic conditions, there is very little potable water in this region,
The Don Bosco Development Society, the planning and development office of the Salesian Province of Mumbai, in collaboration with its various partners, has provided food, cleaning supplies and hygiene kits to 900 poor families in the Indian state of Gujarat. The initiative has benefited families
In November, Central America was hard hit by two Category 4 hurricanes. Hurricane Eta hit on Nov. 3 and Hurricane Iota hit less than two weeks later on Nov. 16. Salesian missionaries across Central America, including Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras, are responding locally to help
The Parents Union from Don Bosco School in San Luis, Argentina, carried out a solidarity campaign called “Leaving footprints in exchange for smiles.” The campaign collected 300 pairs of shoes, which we were delivered to the soup kitchens at Dejando Huellas and the Rincon de
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring International Day of People with Disabilities. This year’s theme “Not All Disabilities Are Visible” aims to spread awareness and understanding of disabilities that are not immediately apparent. Salesian missionaries in programs initiate projects
Don Bosco Fambul, located in Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown and one of the country’s leading child-welfare organizations, recently held a workshop entitled “Youth4Life” that focused on issues concerning the well-being and integral development of youth in Sierra Leone.
Salesian missionaries with Mary Help of Christians Parish in Bangkok, Thailand, have resumed their prison support activities after COVID-19 restrictions put a halt to their work earlier this year. Once a month for the past 10 years, Father Aaron Alcoseba, the Salesian parish priest, has
The Salesian community of Scandicci, just outside Florence, Italy, opened a semi-residential community for youth. The residence will be able to accommodate up to 18 young people a day, both males and females, aged 6 to 14, who are sent by the local social services.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring World AIDS Day 2020 on Dec. 1. This year’s theme “Global solidarity, shared responsibility” calls on leaders to reexamine global health responses, including the AIDS response. On World AIDS Day 2020, Salesian Missions