Radio Salesian, based out of Salesian College Sonada in Darjeeling, India, has been selected by India’s Community Radio Association as a partner to raise awareness about COVID-19 through a national project sponsored by UNICEF. Titled “Mission Corona,” the five-month initiative will feature a 25-minute weekly
The Salesian-run FUSALMO, located in the municipality of Soyapango, El Salvador, launched an online educational platform called Transforma for both students and teachers. Around 3,000 children and young people will benefit from this service. Transforma offers virtual learning with games, educational advice, assignments and tasks.
The Salesians are the only institution that works with detainees at the Pademba Road Prison in Sierra Leone. Recently, fear of COVID-19 led to a riot that ended in unrest, fires and deaths among the detainees. The Salesian team working in the prison managed to
Don Bosco Foundation continues to provide services under its “Care and Prevention” program for at-risk children in Santiago, Chile, thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. Salesian staff received professional development training, youth were able to access programs and others indirectly benefited from the project.
Students at the Don Bosco Kilimanjaro International Institute for Telecommunications, Electronics and Computers, located in Arusha, Tanzania, have clean water access thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Through Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative," Don Bosco Kilimanjaro was able to drill a borehole and test water capacity,
Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco House in Ivato, Madagascar, are helping poor and disadvantaged families, supporting them with donations of food and medicines, and assisting them in building small houses. The project has helped 70 families and a foster family home with around 25 children.
Retreat-Don Bosco in Yercaud, Tamil Nadu, India, launched a new livelihood program, known as CALLS, for those who have lost their jobs and those without any means of survival because of the pandemic. With most of Yercaud’s tourism industry shut down, residents have seen poverty
Salesian missionaries are working to ensure that families living in Abobo, Ethiopia, have access to the services and resources they need. In 2002, a group of Italian and Spanish volunteers set up the Abobo Health Center in collaboration with local Salesian missionaries. Today, the Abobo
Salesian missionaries in Gizo, the capital of the Western Province in the Solomon Islands, inaugurated the St. John Bosco Primary School. The ceremony was attended by 205 students who will attend first to fifth grade at the new school. Parents and community representatives were also
The Don Bosco Oratory in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, continues its “Young farmers, towards responsible and sustainable participation” project, which was launched in 2018. A new project set to launch will provide a virtual environmental program to help teach families and children to create their own