Award-Winning Environmental Stewardship

Students at a Salesian-run high school in India are leading the charge toward a cleaner environment, a more resilient planet, and a sustainable future — through “green” initiatives that directly benefit the communities in which they live, and inspire increasingly critical advocacy and action...

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God’s Extraordinary Kindness

“Often, I think about those 557 days, when I was in captivity. I was vulnerable, but not defeated. I was anxious, but not desperate. I had worries, but never lost trust in His Almighty hands.” These are the words of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who recently visited Salesian Missions USA to offer a...

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Conquering World Hunger, Together

Once again, Salesian Missions has launched our dedicated Food Distribution Appeal — an annual campaign, inspired by Thanksgiving’s bounty, which raises the funds required to deliver nutritional food to children and families in desperate need. This year especially, we depend on the participation...

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Our Clean Water Initiative is Changing Lives in India

In the Ahmednagar district of India’s Maharashtra state, several years of insufficient rainfall have all but depleted the region’s groundwater reserves — which means that thousands of people struggle to access safe drinking water. Today, thanks to a Salesian-sponsored “Water for All”...

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Brighter Futures at Kakuma Refugee Camp

After witnessing her family’s brutal murder by militants, young Soieso fled the Democratic Republic of Congo and never looked back. Now living at the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, she is learning a trade that will help rebuild her life and her country, thanks to Salesian missionaries. Since 1993,...

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Flooding in Kerala
After the Floods, Help for Kerala Victims

This past August, the worst monsoon season in nearly a century devastated India’s southern state of Kerala. The unrelenting rains triggered catastrophic flooding and mudslides that killed more than 400 people, and forced more than 600,000 men, women and children from their homes. Immediately —...

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Developing Life Skills through Sports

From the moment he first began working with young, marginalized youth living on the streets of Turin, Italy, Saint John Bosco understood the transformational power of recreation in their lives. “Let [children] have full liberty to jump, run and shout as much as they please,” he said. “[Sports...

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Improving Migrant Opportunities in Senegal

Five years ago, Seny Diallo risked his life in search of a better future: fleeing his desperately impoverished hometown of Tambacounda, Senegal, for Europe’s distant shores. Today, thanks to Salesian missionaries, he returns to his country equipped with the knowledge, skills and deeply personal...

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