Don Bosco Development Society, the planning and development office of the Salesian Province of Mumbai, India, is conducting remedial education lessons for 507 children from the slums of Mumbai. The lessons are being taught online and in-person with all COVID-19 safety precautions in place.
Salesian missionaries in Syria are launching new initiatives to help support families in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Salesian missionaries have set up two support programs for those in academic difficulty. One will benefit 200 children and another will support 180 students in their
Salesian Technical School, located in Tatale, Ghana, has started new courses in construction, catering and electricity. The new courses provide both classroom learning and hands-on experience in the field. Many youth gain employment from the internships they have as part of their education.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring Human Rights Day, celebrated each year on Dec. 10. This year’s theme “Recover Better - Stand Up for Human Rights” focuses on the need to build back better by ensuring human rights are central
The Dom Bosco School, located in Campo Grande, Brazil, is celebrating its 90th anniversary. Founded in 1930, the school has contributed much to the communities of Campo Grande and Mato Grosso do Sul, and it has been a site for learning and social programs for poor
Victims of human trafficking are finding hope for a better future through a hospitality course aimed at employment in the hotel and restaurant employment sectors thanks to a partnership between the Italian Red Cross and the National Salesian Center for Vocational Training and Ongoing Education
Five communities in Nigeria have clean water access thanks to donor funding through the Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” Borehole projects have been completed in Alaenyi, Umuaju, Bagbe, Nsasak Afaha and Neke. Due to geographic conditions, there is very little potable water in this region,
The Don Bosco Development Society, the planning and development office of the Salesian Province of Mumbai, in collaboration with its various partners, has provided food, cleaning supplies and hygiene kits to 900 poor families in the Indian state of Gujarat. The initiative has benefited families
In November, Central America was hard hit by two Category 4 hurricanes. Hurricane Eta hit on Nov. 3 and Hurricane Iota hit less than two weeks later on Nov. 16. Salesian missionaries across Central America, including Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras, are responding locally to help
The Parents Union from Don Bosco School in San Luis, Argentina, carried out a solidarity campaign called “Leaving footprints in exchange for smiles.” The campaign collected 300 pairs of shoes, which we were delivered to the soup kitchens at Dejando Huellas and the Rincon de