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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Nov 2023 enews - story 3 - Rwanda - Planting the Seeds for Brighter Futures
Planting the Seeds for Brighter Futures

Life is hard for any single mother. It’s even harder for young women in Rwanda, where pervasive gender inequalities and intentional exclusion push them to society’s most distant edges—where they find little support for improving their lives … and the lives of their children. An innovative...

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Oct 2023 enews - Benin - Restoring Hope for Victims of Trafficking
Restoring Hope for Victims of Trafficking

It’s hard to imagine that child trafficking exists. But every day around the world, children are being robbed of their innocence. Profound poverty—combined with little or no protection for children’s rights—creates a culture of modern-day slavery in which literally millions of innocent...

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Oct 2023 enews 2 - New Opportunities for Brighter Futures in Lebanon
New Opportunities for Brighter Futures in Lebanon

Due to a deepening economic crisis, more than 80 percent of Lebanon’s population now lives in poverty—and youth, especially, face many disadvantages. At Don Bosco Technique in Fidar, a significant number of marginalized students are overcoming these obstacles. Our missionaries know that...

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Oct 2023 - enews 3 - Haiti - Educating for Global Peace, One Child at a Time
Educating for Global Peace, One Child at a Time

“Peace is needed today more than ever. War and conflict are unleashing devastation, poverty and hunger, and driving tens of millions of people from their homes,” says U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres. Our Salesian missionaries agree—and continue to take concrete, positive steps toward...

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