Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and international organizations around the globe in highlighting the plight of homeless children on the International Day for Street Children. The day provides organizations and the millions of street children in countries worldwide an opportunity to have their voices heard while
The Stop Trafficking campaign, facilitated by the Salesian International Volunteer for Development (VIS) and Don Bosco Missions in Turin, Italy, has launched additional activities to promote development and reduce migration in East and West Africa. For 15 months, project activities will focus on youth in
Across Argentina, Salesians are responding to the coronavirus pandemic in their programs and communities in which they live. They are preparing and delivering meals, producing sanitizing gels and masks, and bringing supplies to poor families.
As the coronavirus pandemic has impacted countries worldwide, the General Council of the Congregation has initiated a coordinated emergency response. Living in the communities in which they work, the Salesians are well-positioned to respond to the needs of people in their programs, and in some cases
Since the outbreak of civil war in Syria began in March 2011, Salesian missionaries have operated three centers in Kafroun and in the particularly high conflict areas of Aleppo and Damascus. Each of the centers is staffed by three Salesian priests and a deacon. Maher
Father Chito Dimaranan, rector and president of Don Bosco Technical College, has announced that engineers from Don Bosco Tech College Mandaluyong Innovision Center will develop and produce open-source ventilators to be distributed to various hospitals in the Philippines, according to an article in the Manila
Given the increase in the number of coronavirus infections, Salesian missionaries have implemented new measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus throughout India, along with new initiatives to support those most vulnerable and most in need.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and other international organizations in honoring World Health Day 2020 on April 7. This year in honor of International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, World Health Day 2020 will focus on the vital role that nurses and midwives play
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which is celebrated each year on April 6. The United Nations General Assembly designated the day in 2013, and it has been celebrated each year
Located in Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown, Don Bosco Fambul is one of the country’s leading child-welfare organizations and has been on the forefront of efforts to help rehabilitate street children and reunite them with their families. With the threat of COVID-19, Salesians are