Salesian missionaries operate Don Bosco Agricultural College in the village of Fuiloro, Timor-Leste. With more than 75 percent of the population deriving its livelihood from farming, Don Bosco Agricultural College plays an important role in promoting better care of livestock and increasing the yield from
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring International Day of People with Disabilities. In 1981, the U.N. proclaimed Dec. 3 as a recognized day for the celebration of the achievements of people living with disabilities across the world. This year’s
Even in the face of ongoing violence, Salesian missionaries and the Salesian-run International Voluntary Service for Development (VIS) are providing education, professional training, and development projects in Ethiopia. Salesian missionaries have four centers in Macallè, Adua, Scirè and Adigrat in the Tigray region where clashes
Students attending Salesian schools in Egypt have received scholarships thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. In total, 235 scholarships were provided for Sudanese and Egyptian students attending Salesian schools.
Salesian Missions joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring World AIDS Day celebrated each year on Dec. 1. The day is held to honor AIDS victims and focuses on prevention and treatment issues surrounding HIV and AIDS.
Youth attending Salesian programs in Madagascar had access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children. The 2020 shipment was shared among Salesian communities in Fianarantsoa and Mahajanga and Don Bosco House Ivato and Our Lady of Clairvaux
Youth taking part in Manzini Youth Care programs, located in the city of Manzini in Eswatini (Swaziland), have better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger. During 2020, the rice-meals were provided to a Salesian vocational training center, a
Don Bosco Technical College in Alafua, Samoa, currently has its highest enrollment with 40 girls among 180 first-year students. Since 1988, Don Bosco Technical College has been known for offering quality skills-based education to disadvantaged youth.
The Salesian Oratory in San Lorenzo, Peru, is celebrating 20 years in operation providing recreation and support for poor youth in the region. Youth are able to connect with their peers, benefit from ongoing educational and social support, and receive the advice and encouragement of
A new treatment center is being developed for people living with spinal cord injuries thanks to funding Salesian Missions received from the U.S. Agency for International Development’s American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (USAID-ASHA) program. The “Raising Standards of Care for Spinal Cord Injury Patients” project