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Giving Tuesday Update: Safe Water for Namibia

Giving Tuesday Update: Safe Water for Namibia

We asked, and so many friends answered—enthusiastically, and from their hearts. Last November, more than 200 generous donors participated in our special Giving Tuesday campaign to fund two desperately-needed water reserve tanks at the Don Bosco Youth Center in Rundu, Namibia. Their response was so spirited, in fact, that we exceeded our $10,000 goal byRead more about Giving Tuesday Update: Safe Water for Namibia[…]

From Hunger to Hope

From Hunger to Hope

“I remember the first time I met Vianny,” recalls Father Elie Nyandwi. “I greeted him but he did not answer.” This reticent young boy, from a deeply impoverished family in rural Butambala, Uganda, was so desperately hungry that he couldn’t even muster the energy to smile. Today, he lights up every room with the joyRead more about From Hunger to Hope[…]

(National Catholic Register/CNA) SOUTH SUDAN: “Even our schools have become refugee camps”

(National Catholic Register/CNA) SOUTH SUDAN: “Even our schools have become refugee camps”

National Catholic Reporter article about Pope Francis’ call for peace in South Sudan includes interviews with Salesian missionaries working on the front lines of ethnic and religious conflict. WAU, South Sudan (May 5, 2019) Excerpt: “During the crises, it is the Church that people look to for a peaceful refuge,” Salesian Sister Dolores Alphonso toldRead more about (National Catholic Register/CNA) SOUTH SUDAN: “Even our schools have become refugee camps”[…]

Modeling Don Bosco’s Example for Future Generations

Modeling Don Bosco’s Example for Future Generations

Twenty years ago, Phaisan graduated from the Don Bosco Technical School in Bangkok, Thailand. Today, he pays that opportunity forward—by training and employing underprivileged youth in coffee production and retail services. di BOSCO Coffee, borne of Phaisan’s three complementary passions—coffee, helping the poor, and supporting Salesian-run initiatives—has grown from its humble beginnings as a singleRead more about Modeling Don Bosco’s Example for Future Generations[…]