The Salesians are the only institution that works with detainees at the Pademba Road Prison in Sierra Leone. Recently, fear of COVID-19 led to a riot that ended in unrest, fires and deaths among the detainees. The Salesian team working in the prison managed to
Don Bosco Foundation continues to provide services under its “Care and Prevention” program for at-risk children in Santiago, Chile, thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. Salesian staff received professional development training, youth were able to access programs and others indirectly benefited from the project.
Students at the Don Bosco Kilimanjaro International Institute for Telecommunications, Electronics and Computers, located in Arusha, Tanzania, have clean water access thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Through Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative," Don Bosco Kilimanjaro was able to drill a borehole and test water capacity,
Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco House in Ivato, Madagascar, are helping poor and disadvantaged families, supporting them with donations of food and medicines, and assisting them in building small houses. The project has helped 70 families and a foster family home with around 25 children.
Retreat-Don Bosco in Yercaud, Tamil Nadu, India, launched a new livelihood program, known as CALLS, for those who have lost their jobs and those without any means of survival because of the pandemic. With most of Yercaud’s tourism industry shut down, residents have seen poverty
Salesian missionaries are working to ensure that families living in Abobo, Ethiopia, have access to the services and resources they need. In 2002, a group of Italian and Spanish volunteers set up the Abobo Health Center in collaboration with local Salesian missionaries. Today, the Abobo
Salesian missionaries in Gizo, the capital of the Western Province in the Solomon Islands, inaugurated the St. John Bosco Primary School. The ceremony was attended by 205 students who will attend first to fifth grade at the new school. Parents and community representatives were also
The Don Bosco Oratory in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, continues its “Young farmers, towards responsible and sustainable participation” project, which was launched in 2018. A new project set to launch will provide a virtual environmental program to help teach families and children to create their own
As Ethiopia closed schools and universities for three months, one of the biggest challenges for Salesian missionaries was what to do with children who were a part of the Bosco Children project, located in Addis Ababa. Salesians opted for a lockdown and kept all of
Don Bosco Preparatory High School (Don Bosco Prep), located in Ramsey, New Jersey, has announced that Aidan Lloyd, a junior at the school, has received his Eagle Scout rank, and his project is being considered for the National Eagle Scout Project of the Year. Lloyd,