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The Salesian Province of the Middle East has had added challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic due to persistent economic challenges, those who have been internally displaced and the explosion in Beirut on Aug. 4. The Salesian province has 13 Salesian institutions and centers including five in

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Anjali Tresa Veliath, a counselor at Don Bosco School Alaknanda, located in New Delhi, India, was awarded a certificate of appreciation for her extraordinary and dedicated service in providing COVID-19 counseling to Delhi police personnel. As India went to a total lockdown, there was chaos

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[caption id="attachment_25161" align="alignright" width="248"] SOUTH AFRICA[/caption] (MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Cape Town, South Africa, have been responding to COVID-19 with relief supplies, psychological support and prevention campaigns. In the early months of the pandemic, the Salesian Life Choices program, part of the Salesian Institute Youth Projects,

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Salesian Father Rubinsky Sánchez has been living and working in the Salesian community of Machala, Ecuador, and has played a pivotal role in helping the community during the coronavirus pandemic. Protected by gloves, glasses and a mask, Fr. Sánchez organized the delivery of food kits to

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The Salesian Youth Center at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Cebu, Philippines, has launched the #Let’sPlantPositivity initiative, a challenge to promote urban agriculture among youth. Started on July 9, youth were challenged to grow fruit and vegetables at home to teach them about cultivation,

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As people in Venezuela continue to suffer from the country’s economic crisis and the coronavirus pandemic, Salesian missionaries remain living and working in the country. Missionaries are helping distribute food, water and hygiene products. They have helped returning migrants, organized community kitchens, supported people in

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Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco Konkan Development Society in Goa, India, were able to provide more than 50,000 people with nutritional support thanks to donors, including funding from Salesian Missions. Salesian missionaries continue to supply food and sanitary kits to people who are now dealing

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In Ethiopia, Salesian missionaries are working to address increasing needs in the face of the growing coronavirus pandemic. At 16 vocational training centers, they are distributing food, drinking water and hygiene kits. Salesians have also launched awareness campaigns to promote good practices to prevent coronavirus

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