Don Bosco Industrial Technical College in Calama, Chile, has signed an agreement with Codelco Northern District, a leading company in the mining sector, and with the Mining Cluster of the Antofagasta Region corporation to create new opportunities in professional technical training for youth interested in
Salesian missionaries at the Don Bosco Gumbo camp for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Juba, South Sudan, were able to provide food, hygiene products and other items to help care for the well-being of those in the camp thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions.
Salesian missionaries and Daughters of Mary Help of Christians have been responding with relief aid to those who were impacted by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on Aug. 14. More than 2,000 people are believed to have been killed with thousands more injured
Salesian missionaries in Rundu, Namibia, were able to feed vulnerable children who are part of the Don Bosco pre-school and parents thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions. They also provided hand sanitizer for the prevention of COVID-19 and bought blankets. The project benefited 123 children
Social work students attending Don Bosco College Kottiyam in Kerala, India, worked in collaboration with the local village of Rosemala to rebuild a dilapidated and abandoned library. The students had noted the plight of the village library and reading room while they were there for
Don Bosco Foundation in Piura, Arequipa, Cusco, Misiones de la Selva, Lima, Chosica and Callao, Peru, is providing 40,500 families with nutritional support as well as other services with the support from the Salesian Missions Office in Turin, Italy. Don Bosco Foundation is working with
The Salesian-run FUSALMO, located in the municipality of Soyapango in the San Salvador department of El Salvador, recently celebrated its 20-year anniversary. The organization provides education and social development programs for children and older youth who are in situations of social vulnerability.
Salesian missionaries are working to give youth involved in child labor hope for a better future at four Don Bosco Foyer centers in Benin. Most of the youth in the program had left their poor families and were looking for work. Some parents had entrusted
Salesian missionaries in Venezuela are reporting that people are losing hope, according to an article in Crux, a Catholic news source. Salesians help distribute food, water and hygiene products to help those impacted by COVID-19. They help returning migrants, organized community kitchens, support people in
In honor of the International Day of Charity on Sept. 5, Salesian Missions highlights unique educational and social programs that are helping poor and at-risk youth meet their basic needs, receive an education and find a path out of poverty, bringing them hope for the