Normal activities facilitated by the Salesian Youth Movement in Argentina have been canceled over the last several months due to the coronavirus pandemic. In response, a group of boys and girls from the Salesian Youth Movement in Rosario decided to use humor to address the situation
Salesian Oratorio San Rocco has been inaugurated in Sondrio, Italy, after 15 months of work to rebuild the structure. The project was made possible thanks to funding from the Cariplo Foundation and a fundraiser. Youth are able to connect with supportive adults, access workshops and
Children who live in the Lixeira district of Luanda, Angola, are supported and cared for by Salesian missionaries. Lixeira, which means garbage dump, is a neighborhood where survival is difficult amidst extreme conditions of poverty, dust and waste. Salesians provide nutritional and social support as
Don Bosco Nerul, located in Mumbai, India, has launched a new initiative to help people impacted by the coronavirus pandemic gain skills for employment. The initiative launched with 17 women, aged 19-45, who have signed up for online classes, which also include English language lessons.
The Salesian Province of Ecuador, in collaboration with Don Bosco Mission and Salesian Polytechnic University, launched the campaign “Donate your computer” to provide technology tools to vulnerable populations in 12 cities across the country. The initial goal of the campaign is to provide 500 technological tools
There is a new book out about the Catholic Church’s history in Nepal thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors. The book “The Cross on the Roof” by Father George Thirumalachalil, former faculty member in the history department at the Salesian College Sonada in India,
Close to 500 people supported by the Maria Auxiliadora Parish in Gbényedzi, Lomé, Togo, have access to coronavirus prevention materials thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors. The funding enables Salesians at the parish to purchase and distribute face masks, install hand-washing devices and purchase
Sixty boys are receiving education and shelter and having their basic needs met at Don Bosco Murunkan, in Mannar, Sri Lanka, thanks to donor funding received from Salesian Missions. Many of the students are orphans or only have one parent and are unable to pay
In early October, Don Bosco Youth Education Services held three days of teacher training on the theme “Teaching and Learning in the 21st century” led by Father Selvam Sahay and a team of experts. Participants included 20 teachers from five Salesian academic institutions.
Salesian priests Father Benjamin Gahungu and Father Raphael Katanga, from the Salesian parish in Rukago, Burundi, along with 25 youth leaders from the oratory, visited the sick and prisoners in the nearby town of Gahombo. The group broke into two teams, and one headed to