Mission News

May 2024 enews - story 1 - zambia
Your Kindness, Multiplied

Now that Spring is in full bloom, it’s time for our annual Loaves and Fishes campaign—a critical appeal that provides food, clothing, medicine and other essential supplies to thousands of children and families around the world. For every $1 you can give, we are able to provide $14 worth of...

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May 2024 - enews - story 2 - syria - Their City—and Spirits—will Never Break
Their City—and Spirits—Will Never Break

More than a year has passed since a catastrophic earthquake crumbled the foundations of so many lives in Syria. But the effects remain clear and present for its people who, despite it all, are rebuilding their lives and hope, thanks to our compassionate supporters. Almost immediately following that...

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May 2024 enews - story 2 - argentina - New Computers, New Skills for At-Risk Students
New Computers, New Skills for At-Risk Students

Much like their peers here in the United States, youth across Argentina are eager to learn relevant, cutting-edge skills that will help them succeed in the classroom, further their education, and build rewarding careers. Yet poverty and a lack of resources often derail those dreams. Kind friends...

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April 2024 - enews story #1 - Nigeria - Quenching Thirst and Delivering Dignity
Quenching Thirst and Delivering Dignity

Clean water. In a world where impoverished communities desperately lack it, it’s one of the simplest ways to deliver dignity. In Lagos, Nigeria, a brand-new well is doing just that, thanks to the generosity of our compassionate donors. Here, as many as 100,000 youth live on the streets … a...

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Press Releases

May 2024 PR - ZAMBIA: New volunteer house built through Salesian Missions
ZAMBIA: New volunteer house built through Salesian Missions

Salesian community supports more than 100 children and more than 50 youth. NEW ROCHELLE, NY (June 1, 2024) Salesian missionaries had the funding to build a house for volunteers in Kazembe, Zambia, thanks to donor support from Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don...

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VENEZUELA: Salesian Missions provides funding for basic needs

Salesian Provincial House staff members benefit from support amid economic crisis. NEW ROCHELLE, NY (May 20, 2024) The San Lucas Salesian Provincial House, in the San Lucas Province of Venezuela*, was able to help support the stability of personnel thanks to funding from Salesian Missions, the U.S....

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ARGENTINA: Students receive computers through donor funding from Salesian Missions

Equipment ensures digital education for more than 2,800 students. NEW ROCHELLE, NY (May 16, 2024) Students at Salesian elementary schools, high schools, and technical and vocational training centers in Argentina have new computer equipment thanks to donor funding from Salesian Missions, the U.S....

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions launches ‘Loaves & Fishes’ annual fundraiser to support aid shipments

For every dollar donated, Salesian Missions is able to ship $14 worth of critical goods. NEW ROCHELLE, NY (May 16, 2024) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, recently launched its annual “Loaves and Fishes” fundraiser which raises funds to ship life-saving...

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News Coverage

(National Catholic Reporter) UN Water Conference shows global consensus on universal right to water

NEW YORK, N.Y. March 30, 2023 (Excerpt) The first day of the U.N. Water Conference, March 22, was international World Water Day, a day marked by Salesian Missions, the New York-based development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco. The Salesians have made clean water projects a priority because...

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(ACI Africa) On World Water Day, Salesian entity reviews its “Clean Water Initiative” in Africa

MAPUTO, Mozambique March 27, 2023 (Excerpt) On the occasion of World Water Day marked March 22, officials of Salesian Missions, the U.S.-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), have reviewed the entity’s global project dubbed “Clean Water...

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(ACI Africa) Salesians in Burundi boost learning in partnership realizing “access to better nutrition”

BUJUMBURA, Burundi March 13, 2023 (Excerpt) Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Burundi are boosting learning at their institution in the country’s Catholic Diocese of Ngozi in a partnership that is realizing “access to better nutrition”. In a March 6...

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(ACI Africa) War victims in North Kivu, DR Congo, benefit from Salesians’ “improved” facilities

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo Feb. 28, 2023 (Excerpt) At least 1,800 victims of violent conflicts in North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have benefited from the medical care provided by the U.S.-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians...

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