Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating World Water Day. Led by U.N.-Water, the organization that coordinates the United Nations’ work on water and sanitation, the day has been honored on March 22 every year since 1993.
People living in Laskerpara village in the Salesian Damra Parish in Assam, India, have a new church thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The St. Peter and Paul Church was built so people have a local place to gather and participate in the Catholic
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in celebrating International Day of Happiness, which falls each year on March 20. In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that recognized happiness as a “fundamental human goal” and called for “a
UniSalesiano, the Salesian University in Araçatuba, Brazil, collaborated with Santa Casa Hospital to inaugurate a modern outpatient and diagnostics building. The project was made possible thanks to the Mais Médicos (More MDs) program, which promoted a medicine course at the university.
The Salesian Circumscription of Central Italy and the banking institution Intesa Sanpaolo have signed an agreement in support of families with school-age children who attend Salesian schools and vocational training centers in Abruzzo, Lazio, Liguria, Marche, Sardinia, Tuscany and Umbria.
Salesian missionaries around the globe are responding with aid and other support in Ukraine and the surrounding countries that are taking in refugees. More than 3 million people, mostly women and children, have already fled Ukraine, according to UNHCR, the U.N. Refugee Agency. Poland, which
The PHYSLAB project is providing upgrades to equipment for the physics lab at the Salesian School in Lahore, Pakistan. The goals are to strengthen the scientific skills of students and highlight that a Catholic school is able to offer quality education for all students, regardless
The Salesian Oratory's "Weaving Ties" program in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, brings together 100 youth and adults from challenging socioeconomic backgrounds. Participants come together Monday through Thursday for lessons and service to others. In one project, participants serve snacks to needy people in the community.
People living in the Ngwa-ngwa village, close to Rundu, Namibia, have access to clean water thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. The project, part of the Salesian Missions "Clean Water Initiative," provided a new borewell and water tank to supply fresh drinking water.
Salesian missionaries at Don Bosco Mission Korr in Kenya distributed humanitarian aid to people living in the Kaisut desert, within the diocese of Marsabit. Survival in the desert has been made even more difficult by the COVID-19 pandemic. Don Bosco Mission Korr offers assistance to