Tea farmers in the Tinsukia District, in the state of Assam, India, received financial support thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. Thirty-five farmers are cultivating 7.59 hectares of land. Fourteen farmers have already harvested their first tea leaves and are making a profit. The
Salesian missionaries have been providing education and social development programs for poor youth and their families in Zimbabwe since 1995. Salesian missionaries are working to grow their educational presence. During a recent trip to Hwange, Rector Major Ángel Fernández Artime blessed the foundation stone for
Salesians Sarrià Vocational Training School, Barcelona, Spain received an award as part of the Green Roofs project, promoted by the Barcelona City Council to enhance nature within the city. The school is equipped with photovoltaic panels, two wind turbines, a drip irrigation system, an insect
The Salesian Youth Center, located in České Budějovice, Czech Republic, has been providing services for Ukrainian children who fled when the war erupted. The center employs two Ukrainian women to run programs for Ukrainian children. Masha Shumkova is a teacher and Olena Halushka is a
The new Don Bosco Primary School, in Bacău, Romania, will launch in September. The new school will be in addition to the Salesian oratory, a day center for minors, and a vocational guidance center that are already in operation within the city. Salesians also operate
Father Dr. Peter Salew, director of Don Bosco Youth and Educational Services, in Dimapur, India, is dedicated to providing rehabilitation services for inmates at Dimapur Sub-Jail and Central Jail. Fr. Salew has launched many initiatives at the jails, including skills training for computer application, organic
Salesian missionaries are working to develop more supportive services for people in Cobija, Bolivia. The area has seen continued growth and has nearly 70,000 people. The growth is the result of migration from areas like La Paz, Oruro, and Cochabamba, as well as from the
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian and other international organizations in honoring International Day of Families celebrated each year on May 15. Salesian missionaries around the globe provide for youth and their families who are facing challenges related to poverty, lack of education, hunger, and homelessness.
Throughout the school year, Salesian Technical School in Tainan, Taiwan, focused on developing a green campus. To do this, it held events and educational programming to engage students in meaningful activities. Students recycled garbage on campus, abiding by environmental policies enacted by the government.
The Salesian-run Sacred Heart College, located in Tirupattur in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, hosted a literary festival in collaboration with the District Administration of Tirupattur. The festival featured 60 book shops with thousands of books available for exhibition and sale. The festival aimed