Salesian missionaries operate the “Promotion of healthy educational entertainment for disadvantaged young people in the Niaréla neighborhood,” in Bamako, Mali. The project, supported by the Municipality of Pozoblanco in Spain, aims to strengthen support for disadvantaged youth through educational activities that promote cultural values and
Don Bosco Sri Lanka is reaching vulnerable communities with food aid, health and hygiene kits, awareness campaigns, and other initiatives to help those who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Efforts are especially focused on helping war widows in the northern part of the
After only serving take-away meals for 15 months, the Salesian Padre Chava Refectory, located at the Salesian Center in Tijuana, Mexico, is open again to the public. The refectory provides meals and other assistance to migrants from Mexico, Central America and Haiti, as well as
Salesian missionaries in Peru have launched a broad array of initiatives to help those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most significant raised enough funding to purchase four oxygen concentrators and 104 oxygen cylinders for those with COVID-19 within the Salesian Province of
Bosco Global operates the Foyer Jean XXIII Education and Formation Center in Kara, Togo, which provides education and support to 183 youth at risk of social exclusion. The center ensures youth gain an education and find and retain employment.
Youth attending the St. John Bosco Parish, which is part of the Don Bosco Youth Center in Rundu, Namibia, have access to clean, safe water through the installation of a new water tank thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The project, part of the
The environmental and conservation efforts of Don Bosco City in Medellín, Colombia, were recently highlighted in an article in Vatican News. Don Bosco City has launched a number of planting and farming initiatives. Don Bosco City has also developed a number of food security projects
Salesian missionaries with Assumption Church, located in Pezzonipet, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India, were able to hold a marriage preparation program thanks to funding from Salesian Missions. To date, six programs have been held, impacting 531 young people over a period of one year.
To mark World Refugee Day on June 20, Salesian Missions is proud to highlight programs around the globe that provide life-changing education and support for refugees and internally displaced people in need. In countries around the globe, Salesian missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and
Don Bosco Agro-Mechanical Technology Center (known locally as Don Bosco Legazpi), located in Banquerohan, Legazpi City, Philippines, is helping a new generation of farmers prepare for the future. The technical vocational school offers skills training and a farm development program to help youth and local