(ACI Africa) Salesian missionaries offering education to Togolese youth at risk of social exclusion

LOME, Togo  June 24, 2021 (Excerpt) Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) are offering education to at least 183 Togolese youth who are at risk of social exclusion. The youth are trained at the Foyer Jean XXIII Education and Formation Center in the Togolese city of...

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(ACI Africa) Salesian entity facilitates self-sustainability initiatives for Catholic school in Eritrea

ASMARA, Eritrea June 19, 2021 (Excerpt) The U.S.-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, is facilitating self-sustainability initiatives at the Don Bosco Technical School in Dekemhare, a town located some 25 miles Southeast of...

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(Catholic News Service) COVID-19 robbed refugees ‘of the little that they had,’ says Salesian

PALABEK REFUGEE CAMP, Uganda Sept. 24, 2020  (Excerpt) Carrying her hungry baby on her back in the traditional African baby wrap, 38-year-old Adol Majok struggled in the long line of people waiting to get food rations and other essential items distributed by Catholic groups. “My children are...

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(ACI Africa) On International Youth Day, Salesians review their service among young people in Africa

COTONOU, Benin August 12, 2020 (Excerpt) On the occasion of the International Youth Day (IYD) marked Wednesday, August 12, the leadership of Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), has reviewed the various support initiatives that...

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(Global Sisters Report) Bringing Catholic social teaching to boys recovering from street life

NAIROBI, Kenya Aug. 11, 2020 (Excerpt) Kartel is from Umoja slum in Nairobi. Another social worker and I found this 4-year old at a garbage dump site, shivering with cold. We took him to the hospital and then looked for his sole caretaker, a 14-year-old brother. They were living alone much of the...

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(The Morung Express) NMA with Salesians of Don Bosco Province provide relief items

KOHIMA, India July 27, 2020 (Excerpt) The Naga Mothers’ Association (NMA) in collaboration with the Salesians of Don Bosco Province distributed relief items to the quarantine centres and COVID Hospitals in the state. See the full article here: NMA with Salesians of Don Bosco Province provide...

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(The Catholic Spirit/Catholic News Service) Pope makes surprise visit to summer camp for kids of Vatican employees

ROME  July 21, 2020 (Excerpt) When Zoe, 10, showed up late for summer camp at the Vatican, she did not expect to see Pope Francis there. “I froze because it was a surprise and I had never seen him before. I liked him a lot. I was very happy and I said ‘hello,’” she toldRead more about (The...

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(The Times of India) COVID warrior priest dies after contracting virus

KOLKATA, India July 21, 2020 (Excerpt) Don Bosco priest Joseph Aymanathil, who had been feeding slum kids during the Covid pandemic, succumbed to the virus on Sunday. See the full article here: COVID warrior priest dies after contracting virus Learn more about the work we do in India.

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