Don Bosco technical and vocational training centers in southern Philippines received support for online teaching and learning for more than 500 trainees thanks in part to funding from Salesian Missions. Funding for this project provided for the setup of recording rooms in eight centers, digital
Salesian missionaries living and working in Ukraine have remained to help provide for citizens who have stayed in the country during the conflict. Some Ukrainians stayed only long enough until they could find a safe place to go. Others are elderly and are unable to
More than 20,000 people, mostly school children, had access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit Christian organization committed to “feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit.” Two food shipments were sent in 2021
Students at the Don Bosco Center and Don Bosco Primary School in Rundu, Namibia, have access to clean water thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The project, part of the Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative,” provided a new water tank and pump to supply
Salesian Don Bosco Institute in Americana, a municipality located in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, has been working to improve the bee population. Youth have been learning about the importance of bees in the ecosystem and their interdependence for human survival.
Don Bosco Center Ngangi, located in the eastern city of Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, provided a capacity-building workshop on the protection of minors. The workshop brought together 30 Salesian missionaries, Salesian sisters from Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, Salvatorian sisters and lay
Nepal Don Bosco Society organized a teacher training program called “Empowering Teachers” in the city of Manthali, Nepal. The three-day program provided training to teachers and administrators from 10 schools in four districts that were rebuilt after the 2015 earthquakes.
Salesian organizations around the globe have continued their support for the people of Ukraine, particularly refugees who have fled to neighboring countries. The UNHCR, the U.N. Refugee Agency, has indicated that more than 3.6 million people have fled Ukraine, mostly women and children. Hungary has
Salesian missionaries with the Salesian Parish São Domingos Sávio, Children's Pastoral and the Center for Indigenous Health (CASAI) are working collaboratively to address malnutrition faced by Indigenous children in the municipalities of Nova Xavantina and Campinápolis in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating World Water Day. Led by U.N.-Water, the organization that coordinates the United Nations’ work on water and sanitation, the day has been honored on March 22 every year since 1993.