(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are assessing damage to their own educational centers as they continue to respond with emergency aid and relief work for those affected by Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane that pummeled Haiti on Oct. 4. Salesian programs have been hit hard in
(MissionNewswire) The Salesians of Don Bosco began working in Haiti in 1935 in response to the Haitian government’s request for a professional school. Since then, Salesian missionaries have expanded their work to include 10 main educational centers and more than 200 schools across the country.
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries arrived in Haiti in 1935 upon request from the Haitian government to run a professional school. In 1954, Salesian Father Bohnen, a Dutch native, arrived in Haiti and was assigned to lead St. John Bosco Elementary School in La Saline, a slum
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and many organizations around the globe in celebrating World Teachers’ Day. The day honors the vital role that teachers play in the lives of their students. This year also marks the
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions has launched an emergency fundraising campaign to purchase relief supplies and provide assistance to those affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.
“What is most needed at times like this are cash donations,” explains Father Mark Hyde, executive director of Salesian Missions, the U.S.
(MissionNewswire) The Association of Salesian Students for Thought and Civic Education (AESPEC) and the Salesian Association of Students of Aeronautics (ASEA) at the University of Don Bosco in El Salvador recently launched Without Barriers initiative. Without Barriers promotes the social integration of hearing impaired students
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are in the process of setting up schools, boarding homes and running water for poor youth in the area of Koko within Kontagora, a major town on the south bank of the Kontagora River in Northwestern Nigeria. The area lacks educational opportunities
(MissionNewswire) Five months after the 7.8 earthquake that killed 673 and left tens of thousands homeless in Ecuador, Salesian missionaries living and working in the area are still helping those who have been affected. They are also working to ensure that no child is left
(MissionNewswire) Youth, the elderly and those who are sick participating in Salesian-run programs in Zambia have received access to better nutrition thanks to recent shipments of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an
(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Children Fund, a branch of the Don Bosco Foundation Cambodia, recently launched a new multifunctional center for children in the city of Sihanoukville, Cambodia. The center includes a kindergarten, nursery, daycare center, and shelter. The goal of the new center is to