Salesian missionaries in Beirut, Lebanon, have been providing food, shelter and support to families affected by the Aug. 4 explosion that has killed more than 200 people. Salesians have focused their relief efforts on the victims of the powerful explosion, including Syrian refugees and Lebanese residents
Salesian missionaries are helping those in need in Ethiopia as it grapples with several emergencies. COVID-19 infections are increasing and adding challenges to medical professionals dealing with outbreaks of cholera, measles and malaria. The country is also facing its second wave of locusts, with around 30,000 hectares of land already
Salesian missionaries at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, who are operating the Don Bosco Gumbo camp for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Juba, South Sudan, have access to food, hygiene products and other items to help care for the well-being of those in the camp.
Four students, who are in their fifth year at Don Bosco Technical Institute León XIII and part of the Atlas Group in Buenos Aires, Argentina, won a competition sponsored by NASA. The students designed a car and beat out 35 other projects from 11 countries
Worldwide, an additional 6.7 million children under the age of 5 could suffer from a severe malnutrition known as “wasting” before the end of 2020, said humanitarian leaders who analyzed the COVID-19 crisis and its risks to childhood malnutrition. The report and statistics were recently
The Anma Integrated Development Association (AIDA) was able to support 13 farmers with tea saplings thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The tea project was developed in 2008 to help tea garden laborers in Assam, a state in northeastern India. The goal of the
The Salesian Parish in Rukago, Burundi, is continuing its fight against the spread of COVID-19. It has provided food for vulnerable families, in particular for the Pygmy population. The parish has also carried out a widespread prevention campaign. Through the support of Salesian Missions, Salesians
The Salesian Educational Center (CEST), located in Talca, Chile, continues to provide baskets of food and personal hygiene items to families most affected by the coronavirus pandemic. CEST also continues to educate and support youth within its community.
Sixty families in six villages in the Rambrai area of Meghalaya, India, received solar lighting thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors. Their rural homes had no electricity, and children were unable to do their homework and study for exams in the evenings. Mothers also
Kedr, a 24-year-old man from Somalia who lives in Egypt, was able to get stable employment in the field of auto mechanics and earn enough of a living to support himself thanks to a project funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees