Giving hope to millions of youth around the globe

Our mission is to teach young people various trades that will help them find decent jobs and become self-sufficient, contributing members of society.

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Salesian Missions is dedicated to caring for poor children throughout the globe in more than 130 countries. Explore the types of work we do, the places we do it and find out how you can help too.

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130+ countries

5,500+ schools and youth centers serving more than 1 million children

150+ clinics, hospitals and dispensaries

330+ orphanages & shelters

"Without confidence and love, there can be no true education.
If you want to be loved ... you must love yourselves, and make your children feel that you love them."

- St. John Bosco