At the Don Bosco Technical School in Rango, Rwanda, Uwiringiyimana Grace decided to do away with the cultural beliefs that women can’t pursue technical studies, especially welding courses. Now in level three in her welding studies, Grace encourages other young women to look into
The village of Kami, nestled high in the Andes Mountains in Bolivia, faces extreme isolation from the rest of the country. A persistently cold climate, coupled with negative health effects faced by residents due to the tungsten mining industry that drives the local economy, make
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring Red Hand Day, also known as the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers. The day was started when the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement
Salesian missionaries in Italy are holding events to focus on their “Give more to those who have had less” initiative, which works with 3,000 youth. The goal of the initiative is to fight educational poverty by involving all members of the community. At the halfway
Berta André, an Angolan woman, has lived all her life in one of the poorest and most dangerous neighborhoods in Luanda. She raised five children as a single mother after her husband, who was an alcoholic, left the family. When Salesian missionaries started their work
Salesian missionaries with Solidarity Don Bosco, a Spanish Salesian organization, have announced plans to start the first phase of construction on the expansion of the Salesian secondary school in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The expansion at the school comes at a critical time for youth in Cameroon.
Salesian missionaries in San Benito Petén, Guatemala, have been providing support for migrants from Honduras who are trying to reach Mexico. Central American migrants, mostly Hondurans, are part of a new caravan and have been looking for alternative ways to enter Mexico. They are passing
Salesian teachers who took part in continuing education courses focusing on the management of educational centers and pastoral coordination received their diplomas at the Atocha Center in Madrid, Spain. The training course, which educated 80 teachers from Salesian schools, offered both classroom and online lessons
Students in their last year at Mary Help of Christians School, located in Monrovia, Liberia, met with the school’s dean, Father Solomon Gbaki, before their final exams. The school provides a foundation of education and support for young students who would otherwise have limited opportunities.
Palabek Refugee Settlement in Uganda is currently home to 34,000 people. It was officially set up in April 2016 to reduce congestion in larger refugee camps in the northwestern corner of Uganda. Salesian missionaries at the settlement are offering much-needed psycho-social support and pastoral care