Salesians in Poland are working to shelter more than 600 refugees and have the space to take another 500. Lydia, a Ukrainian refugee in Poland, said of the Salesians, “They asked us what we needed as soon as we arrived. They offered us everything, they
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which is celebrated each year on April 6. The United Nations General Assembly designated the day in 2013, and it has been celebrated each year
Don Bosco Tech Africa in partnership with the International Labour Organization’s International Training Center (ITC-ILO) organized a training for Salesian technical and vocational center managers. The management training brought together administrators from west and central Africa and Madagascar.
The Don Bosco Job Placement Network held a workshop for job placement coordinators at Don Bosco Media Center, located in Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India. A range of topics were discussed to help placement coordinators improve their performance to help youth find and retain employment.
Students at San Juan Bosco Salesian School, located in Granada, Nicaragua, have access to a new computer lab thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The funds received, together with a contribution from the school, purchased 36 new computers for a computer lab at the
The Salesian Pontifical University in Rome has launched an energy efficiency project to reduce energy consumption and utilize renewable sources throughout the campus. At the end of 2021, the university joined the “Laudato Si’ Initiative Platform” promoted by Pope Francis to raise awareness and increase
The Salesian-run Anma Integrated Development Association (AIDA) provided farm equipment to farmers’ clubs in the four villages of Urra, Khriezephe, Bade and Diezephe in India. The donation was part of the SBI Gram Seva program in Dimapur, India to help improve agricultural yield and help
Don Bosco technical and vocational training centers in southern Philippines received support for online teaching and learning for more than 500 trainees thanks in part to funding from Salesian Missions. Funding for this project provided for the setup of recording rooms in eight centers, digital
Salesian missionaries living and working in Ukraine have remained to help provide for citizens who have stayed in the country during the conflict. Some Ukrainians stayed only long enough until they could find a safe place to go. Others are elderly and are unable to
More than 20,000 people, mostly school children, had access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit Christian organization committed to “feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit.” Two food shipments were sent in 2021