Feb 2024 enews story 1 - DRC - Living by Don Bosco’s Example
Living by Don Bosco’s Example

Hardship is a constant fact of life in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)—where far too many people already struggle to get by on just $1 a day. Now, escalating conflict is only making things worse. Thankfully, a group of dedicated past Salesian pupils have delivered a small glimmer of...

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Feb 2024 - enews story 2 - Tanzania - Young Women Breaking Barriers
Young Women Breaking Barriers

There’s a saying in Africa that goes something like this: “When you educate a girl, you educate an entire society.” Still, many societies on the continent remain resistant to gender equality, which makes such an education challenging to acquire. Recent graduates from a Salesian school in...

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Feb 2024 - enews story 3 - Brazil - Cultivating Sustainable Futures in Brazil
Cultivating Sustainable Futures in Brazil

Ever since its original inhabitants first began farming the land, “Brazil” and “agriculture” have been nearly synonymous. The country’s rich soil, copious water, and abundant sunshine make farming a viable economic choice for both small family enterprises and large industrial operations....

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Jan 2024 enews - story 1 - Keeping Vulnerable Kids safe in the Dominican Republic
Keeping Vulnerable Kids Safe in the Dominican Republic

Nearly two-thirds of children younger than 14 in the Dominican Republic experience some form of physical, psychological or verbal abuse at home. This violence, driven by poverty, regularly leads many of them to the streets. And that’s why Salesian missionaries in Santo Domingo created the...

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jan 2024 - enews story 2 - Italy - Speaking the Language of Hope
Speaking the Language of Hope

Tenin. Mamadou. Bernard. Suleyman. Their backgrounds are as diverse as their names, ages and countries where they were born. But all are united by one common purpose … to build better lives and futures in Italy, far from the conditions that drove them from their homes. With help from our Salesian...

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Jan 2024 - enews - story #3 - India - Shining a Beacon of Hope
Shining a Beacon of Hope

It hit below the fold—news of cyclone Michaung was hidden among reports of endless wars, natural disasters and other catastrophes around the world. But for thousands of people in India and our Salesian missionaries serving in the region, the storm’s immediate impact and devastating aftermath...

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Nov 2023 enews - story 1 - Feeding the Hungry in Sri Lanka
Feeding the Hungry in Sri Lanka

“May the Lord bless you!” exclaimed Chaminda when he received desperately needed, nutritious rice meal packages for his young family from our missionaries at Don Bosco Chinthanaloka in Ahungalla, Sri Lanka. And it’s thanks to the support of friends like you. Like many of his neighbors,...

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Nov 2023 enews - story 2 - A Clinic Without Walls in Myanmar
A Clinic Without Walls in Myanmar

Myanmar* is a country in crisis. And with no apparent end in sight, our Salesian missionaries on the ground have adjusted their ongoing relief efforts to bring critical aid directly into the hands of those who need it most. “I’m not exaggerating when I say, ‘it can’t happen soon...

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