Clean Water Brings Improved Health

Don Bosco College in Golaghat, Assam, India provides advanced education, housing and the opportunity to build brighter futures for 300 marginalized students. Thanks to generous donations to our Clean Water Initiative, these young men and women also enjoy better health. When Don Bosco College began...

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Educational Opportunities for Women in South Sudan

In South Sudan, women and young girls disproportionately bear the burdens of overwhelming poverty. With more than 83 percent of the country’s population living on less than $1 a day, women regularly must abandon their dreams of an education in order to help support their families. In response,...

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A New Frontier in Salesian Education

The global pandemic has fundamentally changed the way societies function, forcing people to re-examine and redefine everything from where they work to how they socialize. And, as millions of children and parents around the world have discovered in the past six months, going to school is no...

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Overcoming Adversity to Educate Nepal’s Youth

What happens when COVID-19 closures and restrictions threaten educational continuity for students in Nepal? Our Salesian missionaries step up with creative solutions—just as they did in 2015, when a catastrophic earthquake destroyed more than 1,300 schools in 75 districts across the country.  In...

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South African Youth Serving the Poor

It’s winter in South Africa, and poverty-stricken residents are struggling particularly hard this year—especially children and the elderly. Rather than stand by idly, a young man with the spirit of Don Bosco has rallied 14 of his peers to assist some of their most vulnerable neighbors in...

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Cultivating Hope for India’s Tea Laborers

Manglu works on a tea plantation in the northeastern state of Assam, India as a day laborer. Even before the global pandemic, this 39-year-old husband and father struggled to support his family on the meager daily wages he earned. Now, thanks to generous Salesian Missions donors, he has established...

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Don Bosco Graduate Among Pandemic Heroes

One of the many unsung medical heroes putting their lives on the line during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is Don Bosco graduate, Doctor Venancio de León of Guatemala. Exemplifying true Salesian spirit, he lives to serve others, forgoing wealth and serving among the poorest of the poor. The...

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Safeguarding Communities with Basic Necessities

The global pandemic has brought increased challenges to those living in poverty. In many countries, economic shutdowns and government restrictions have deprived migrant workers and many others of the means to earn a living, while homeless children left to beg on the streets are more vulnerable than...

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