The Oeuvres Maman Marguerite Center, located in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, received a shipment of rice-meals thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger. Bavon, age 14, is one of the youth who received the rice-meals. He is an orphan
Don Bosco Ngangi Youth Center held a special course for Salesian staff focused on street children in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo. During the course, close to 20 social workers and psychologists explored the principles used in Salesian centers for street children including reception,
Father Daniel Antúnez, president of Mission Don Bosco in Turin, Italy, and Ester Negro, the organization’s photographer, recently spent time visiting Salesian programs in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo.
At the end of the school year, the Salesian community of the Boscolac, located in Mugunga, Democratic Republic of the Congo, organized an event to thank people who supported the Salesian mission throughout the year. Boscolac is the only Salesian educational center in this suburban
The St. John Bosco Higher Institute of Philosophy Kansebula, located in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, held a scientific day. The goal was to help young students and faculty understand the importance of protecting the environment and the role that they play in sustainable
Students in their final year of the printing training course at the Don Bosco Ngangi Institute, located in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, have been visiting printing centers in Bukavu to learn more about business operations. The institute set up the meetings to enable
Don Bosco Kansebula in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, was able to improve the yield from its farm thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco. The “Food security for the youth of Don Bosco
Don Bosco Center Ngangi, located in the eastern city of Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, provided a capacity-building workshop on the protection of minors. The workshop brought together 30 Salesian missionaries, Salesian sisters from Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, Salvatorian sisters and lay
In celebration of the second anniversary of the Senior Salesian Missionary Group, young members visited the elderly from the Bolingo hospice, part of the Saint Achille Kiwanuka parish in the district of Kingabwa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. After a Catholic Mass, youth visited the
Students attending Don Bosco Ngangi in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, had an opportunity to take part in the democratic process with a school election. The 427 students voted for which student would represent them in the 2021-2022 school year.