Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring Human Rights Day, celebrated each year on Dec. 10. Human Rights Day commemorates the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Sister Seli Thomas, a member of the Catechist Sisters of Mary Immaculate Help of Christians, has been awarded the “SATA - Sisters Anti-Trafficking Award”, given to sisters engaged in the fight against human trafficking. Sr. Thomas, from Krishnagar, West Bengal, India, received the award on
Youth from the Salesian center in Granada, Nicaragua, recently carried out a campaign called “Sharing dreams and smiles”. The initiative aimed at sharing Salesian joy and promoting charity and empathy with the children at the St. Vincent de Paul Special School and the elderly people
Salesian missionaries at Don Bosco Shasha, Don Bosco Ngangi Youth Center and the Salesian Industrial Technical Institute in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo*, are continuing to provide support for those who have been internally displaced in the country. Conflict has left more than 6.2
Don Bosco Tech Africa has been implementing the Green TVET (technical and vocational education) project in collaboration with the local Salesian planning and development office. Through these efforts, Don Bosco Technical Secondary School Embu (Don Bosco Embu) in Kenya is working toward a green campus,
The Salesian Catemu Agricultural School in Catemu, Chile, launched a terracing project in October, led by the Ceres Center, a regional institution to promote sustainable development. Terracing projects represent an important step toward the sustainability of agriculture and rural areas.
The Salesian Sneha Bhavan orphanage provides a home and a new life for orphaned, abandoned or trafficked girls. It is also providing a refuge from the violence raging outside of the center. According to an article in the Global Sisters Report, ethnic violence began on
The Salesian Network Office in Brasília, Brazil, installed solar panels to contribute to the reduction of deforestation and CO2 emissions. The idea originated from a sustainability campaign promoted by the office in 2019, which led to internal actions to reduce energy consumption, eliminate the use
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring International Day of People with Disabilities. Since its inception in 1945, the United Nations has outlined and reiterated its commitment to calling for the creation of inclusive, accessible, and sustainable societies and communities.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring World AIDS Day celebrated each year on Dec. 1. The day is held to honor AIDS victims and focuses on prevention and treatment issues surrounding HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immune