Don Bosco Mirik High School, located in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India, has been recognized by the Government of West Bengal Women and Child Development & Social Welfare Department for the implementation of the Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme. The Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme provides financial assistance to girls
Salesian missionaries living and working at Palabek Refugee Resettlement Camp in Uganda are addressing food shortfalls for refugees. Salesians have been encouraging donations of seeds so refugees can plant and harvest their own food in community gardens that have been set up. Recently, a harvest
Don Bosco Ngangi Center, located in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, received a visit from Fondong Julius, from the office of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). The purpose of the visit was to assess the
Fifteen job service officers from Salesian vocational training centers in the Africa-Madagascar Region completed a one-week training workshop conducted by staff of the Catholic Institute of Education. The seminar was promoted by Don Bosco Tech Africa and held at Don Bosco Youth Educational Services in
Salesian missionaries in Vietnam have been working to address the increasing needs of people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The resulting crisis of rising numbers of infected people has taken its toll on the country as the government has initiated more lockdowns to cities and
Don Bosco Human Resource Development Center in Gagillapur, India, launched three new training courses in hospitality, tailoring and beautician skills. Similar to other Salesian skills development initiatives in the country, the center’s training programs are designed for poor and marginalized youth so they can gain
Salesian missionaries in Iauaretê, Brazil, have opened a new shelter for Indigenous homeless youth. Salesians will welcome children and teens who are alone and abandoned to ensure that their basic needs are met and they receive access to education.
Don Bosco Industrial Technical College in Calama, a city in the Atacama Desert and capital of El Loa Province in northern Chile, held its first graduation. The college started with 490 students and offers technical and vocational education for the industrial mining sector by providing
At the end of July, teachers in Maputo, Mozambique, attended technical training as part of the “Technical Volunteering” project that is a collaborative effort between Salesians in Maputo and Pamplona, Spain. The training normally takes place every year in person, but due to COVID-19 travel restrictions,
The Salesian Province of Brazil-Recife organized a live show to help raise funds for families in need. The show aired on the province’s YouTube channel, as well as on the channel of singer-songwriter Father João Carlos Ribeiro and on FM radio through Dom Bosco Fortaleza.