Don Bosco Center for Learning, located in Kurla, Mumbai, India, launched a new canteen in August. The canteen provides a relaxing atmosphere for students to connect with their peers in between classes. It was designed like a café with food and drinks available.
Salesian Missions joins Catholic organizations around the globe in honoring World Day of Migrants and Refugees on Sept. 25. This year, Pope Francis has chosen to entitle his annual message as “Building the Future with Migrants and Refugees” as a way to highlight the shared
Salesian missionaries in Slovakia have been providing educational, social and medical support for Ukrainian refugees since the start of the war. Salesians have provided shelter for 45 youth from the orphanage in Lviv. Younger children, ages 6-11, have been housed directly with families, while the
The Salesian Agricultural School of Lombriasco, located in Turin, Italy, will host the “Hortus: Agriculture for Life” expo Sept. 29 to Oct. 2. This is the second edition of an expo that brings together students from Salesian agricultural schools in the region to discuss topics
Ukrainian refugees taking shelter in Salesian houses in Poland have the supplies they need for daily living. Salesians bought duvet covers, sheets, towels and other supplies like soap, paper towels, and personal hygiene items. Salesian missionaries in Poland and bordering countries have been providing shelter
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in recognizing the International Day of Peace, observed on Sept. 21 each year. The United Nations General Assembly declared the International Day of Peace as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both
City of Hope, run by the Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco in Lusaka, Zambia, received a donation of furniture from IRN (The Reuse Network), which matches surplus items with organizations and people who need them. The 2021 shipment was made possible thanks to the ongoing
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,
Afghanistan refugee families have been staying at the rectory of the Sacred Heart of Mary in Turin, Italy, since fleeing their country in search of shelter and safety. Despite the challenges and difficulty of fleeing, the families are already seeing signs of hope.