Traveling 7 Hours a Day for a Salesian Education

Rebecca is a student at the Don Bosco Senior Secondary School in Gumbo, South Sudan. She shows up every day at 8:30 a.m. with an enthusiastic attitude and an eager desire to learn. You would never know that she’s been up since 4 a.m. and spent the past three hours traveling to school.

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In South Sudan: Giving Hope to the Afflicted!

They have been cast away by their extended families and communities and are forced to live in isolation. But a weekly shipment of food and other necessities brings smiles to the ‘Lepers of Laicok’ (as they refer to themselves).

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A Child Needs You This Christmas

While many children are opening presents on Christmas morning, others will be struggling to survive another day. You can give them hope and happiness.At our feeding center in Dilla, Ethiopia, we know that hundreds of children and families will be waiting patiently in line for their first nutritious...

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A Remarkable Legacy

The Christmas season is a wonderful time to ensure a bright future for the world’s neediest children. By including Salesian Missions in your estate planning – whether you designate us in your will or establish a Charitable Gift Annuity that provides you with guaranteed income for life – you...

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Thanksgiving Meals Ready for Delivery … with Your Help

Thanksgiving Day is about to be lifechanging for thousands of starving children... if we can count on you. Tons of donated food by partnering humanitarian organizations is ready for shipment. We just need help to cover the transportation expenses so our Salesian Missionaries can get nutritious...

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In Sri Lanka: Disabled Children Get Life-Changing Early Christmas Present

Six years ago in Sri Lanka, a little baby boy named Dulitha was born prematurely and diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Abandoned by his mother in the hospital, the baby was placed in the care of the Salesians. But his inability to walk created difficulty for his caretakers ... but an early Christmas...

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Follow-Up: George’s Story

Last month, we told you how Don Bosco Boys’ Town in Nairobi, Kenya, is transforming the lives of hundreds of destitute youth by providing a practical path out of poverty. Today, we wanted to give you an update by sharing the inspiring story of a boy named George. He’s living proof that caring...

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Lay Missioner Journal: Pure Love

Although he was in his mid-20s and making a good living at a law firm here in the United States, Marcos Cisneros knew something was absent in his life. He had booked a flight to visit his sister overseas who was a Salesian Lay Missioner working at an orphanage. Upon his arrival, Marcos knew he had...

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