Let’s Stop the Scourge of Hunger Together

It’s time for our dedicated Food Distribution Appeal—an annual campaign that funds the delivery of crucial nutritional aid to children and families in need around the world. At a time of skyrocketing global hunger, we’re depending on compassionate friends like you to help us stop this rapidly...

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Closing the Gender Gap Opens New Doors

Caste, class and gender—more than anything else—contribute to a lack of opportunity among India’s working-age population. Through the Don Bosco Job Placement Network, underserved young adults, nearly half of which are women, recieve the training and support they need to find sustainable,...

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Helping Kids be Kids in South Sudan

You wouldn’t know it from their shouts of laughter, bursting forth as they run along the rows of makeshift shelters their families call home. But these precious girls and boys suffer heartbreaking deprivations that no child should have to endure. That’s why, every day, our Salesian missionaries...

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Clean Water for Vietnam
Clean Water for Vietnam

In the central highlands of Vietnam, access to safe drinking water depends on who you are and where you live. But thanks to our many generous friends, more than 2,500 impoverished youth and low-wage laborers no longer have to worry about foregoing other basic needs in order to obtain clean drinking...

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Old Traditions, New Possibilities
Old Traditions, New Possibilities

Slovenia’s cultural heritage is steeped in craftsmanship—skills that once sustained generations and bound communities together with the ties of shared tradition. Today, Salesian missionaries in Veržej are resurrecting what’s been lost to modernization and the passage of time—by training...

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New Opportunities and Hope for Disabled Youth
New Opportunities and Hope for Disabled Youth

In 2010, Father Jaime Reyes Ratana formed Don Bosco on Wheels to provide wheelchairs and social support to a small group of youth with disabilities in Guadalajara, Mexico. This program has become so successful that Mexico’s government extended a special invitation—to establish the first...

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Accelerating Toward Brighter Futures in South Africa thanks to the Salesian Institute's Youth Projects
Accelerating Toward Brighter Futures

Today in South Africa, more than a third of young people ages 15-24 are extremely poor—largely because they lack access to quality education and employment opportunities. At the Salesian Institute in Cape Town, hundreds of promising students in that same demographic are gaining the knowledge and...

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A Meaningful Gift from the Heart at Don Bosco CALM in Uganda
A Meaningful Gift from the Heart

Every morning, Father Elie Nyandwi rises before dawn with the same two questions on his mind: Do we have enough food to feed the children today? And will we have the resources we need to continue? Thanks in part to a new partnership between Salesian Missions and a generous U.S.-based benefactor,...

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