Salesian missionaries with Mary Help of Christians Parish in Bangkok, Thailand, have resumed their prison support activities after COVID-19 restrictions put a halt to their work earlier this year. Once a month for the past 10 years, Father Aaron Alcoseba, the Salesian parish priest, has
The Salesian community of Scandicci, just outside Florence, Italy, opened a semi-residential community for youth. The residence will be able to accommodate up to 18 young people a day, both males and females, aged 6 to 14, who are sent by the local social services.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring World AIDS Day 2020 on Dec. 1. This year’s theme “Global solidarity, shared responsibility” calls on leaders to reexamine global health responses, including the AIDS response. On World AIDS Day 2020, Salesian Missions
Don Bosco Human Resource Development Center, located in Gagillapur, Hyderabad, India, has graduated 15 young women from a two-month basic training course in tailoring. The training helped them prepare for work in a tailoring shop or some may start their own small tailoring business to
The Don Bosco Center, located in Bukavu, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been supporting women who wish to join women’s groups run by the Association Villageoise d’Epargne et Crédit (AVEC), an association for savings and credit in the villages. With the pandemic,
The Salesian St. Giovanni Bosco and St. Domenico Savio Parish, located in Cordoba, Argentina, has been offering an Educational Integration Scholarships program since 2007 in collaboration with the BBVA Group. The goal is to support adolescents between 12 and 19 years old whose families are
Casa Don Bosco Museum, located in Turin, Italy, remains open online. The museum provides an exhibition of the origins of the Salesian founder St. John (Don) Bosco's educational and spiritual life. The virtual experience features a digital presentation of the 4,000 square meters and 27
The Salesian Agricultural School in Catemu, Chile, has signed a collaboration agreement for the creation of the first Regional Agro-Ecological Formation Center. The new regional center will be a part of the Salesian Agricultural School of Catemu. It will ensure that even more rural farmers
A new juvenile justice center for children opened at the Salesian Immaculate Shelter in Kara, Togo, in October 2019. The center is the result of the collaboration between UNICEF, the Togolese state, and the Salesian community of Kara. The aim is to provide support to
Radio Salesian launched a Lepcha language program catering to the Lepcha tribe, an indigenous tribe in Sikkim and Darjeeling region, according to an article in The Northeast Today. The “Message to Lepcha Community” radio program features Lepcha personalities, folktales, and instruction on language and culture.