Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action.
A new secondary school, known as Lycée Don Bosco in Buterere, Burundi, received funding for materials to build 100 desk benches and 600 books thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The school, which is operating in an unused vocational training center, is educating 165
Students from the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center in Koko, in the Kebbi State of Nigeria, have access to new computer equipment thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. Each year, 60 students receive an education at the training center.
Salesian missionaries around the globe are answering the call to help support people in distress in Ukraine and refugees fleeing the conflict. Salesians living and working in Ukraine have remained in their centers and churches, and they are helping families with shelter and nutrition. Globally,
Don Bosco Prem Seva Sadan, a Salesian home for girls who have been living on the street, launched a new home in February 2022. There was an increased need for shelter for girls in Hayathnagar, Hyderabad, India, where the home is located. Don Bosco Prem
Michele Rua Salesian Oratory in Turin, Italy, is celebrating its 100-year anniversary in service to local at-risk youth. The initiatives planned to celebrate the anniversary include a collection of 100 stories by students and graduates on their experiences, a photographic exhibition covering the oratory's 100
Salesian Missions has launched an emergency appeal to aid Ukrainian refugees. The Ukraine Emergency Relief Fund will provide support to provide shelter, nutrition and supplies to refugees in need. Salesian missionaries living and working in Ukraine and surrounding countries who are sheltering refugees are doing
Bosco Eco Enzyme, an initiative of Salesians in Jakarta, Indonesia, has been calling on community members to ferment organic kitchen waste to improve air and water quality. Liquid from the fermentation of organic waste mixed with molasses or various sugars can also be used as
People living in the village of Akwa Umuikwele in Nigeria have access to clean water thanks to funding from the Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” The funding provided for the implementation of a new water borehole. This will contribute to the livelihood of the local
People living in the villages of Abajah and Mbaukwu in Nigeria have access to clean water thanks to funding from the Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” The funding provided for the implementation of a new water borehole in each village. The boreholes will contribute to