TIJUANA, MEXICO Jan. 29, 2017 (Excerpt) In 2016 and early 2017 Haitians started pouring into Tijuana. And they came in droves. The sheer numbers overwhelmed the downtown shelters. At one point some shelters that had room for 30 people, usually Mexicans that the U.S. deported, were occupied by...Read Full Story
DR CONGO: Reuters Photographer Captures Life at Center Where Salesians Care for More than 3,000 Abandoned Children, HIV/AIDS VictimsAugust 6, 2013
MissionNewswire (Aug. 6, 2013) Reuters photographer Thomas Mukoya captured a day in the life of abandoned children and at-risk youth at the Salesian-run center in the North Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
COLOMBIA: NPR Tells Story of Salesian Center Helping Former Child Soldiers Start New, Positive LivesMay 30, 2013
(National Public Radio / May 30, 2013) A Morning Edition piece on National Public Radio (NPR) tells the story of two young people who are receiving help from a Salesian youth center in Cali, Colombia, after spending years living through the horrors of war as child soldiers.
CATHOLIC NEW YORK: Salesian Leader Sees Recovery in HaitiJanuary 23, 2013
(Catholic New York / Jan. 23, 2013) Three years after a catastrophic earthquake devastated Haiti, life is improving for the Haitian people, said the vice provincial of the Salesians’ Province of Haiti. He added that much remains to be done, and that the Salesians are doing all they can to help,...
Piedmont Post Highlights Volunteer’s Effort to Help Street Children in PhilippinesJune 27, 2012
(June 27, 2012) Julien Levy, a 2011 graduate of Piedmont High School wrote an article published in the Piedmont Post about his volunteer experience at the Tuloy Foundation Orphanage. The orphanage is a Salesian-run establishment that works with the many street children in the Philippines. It was...
News Article: Child Found by Don Bosco Brothers in Tamil NaduMarch 2, 2012
(March 2, 2012) An E-Pao news article article reported that a boy from Tamenglong district of Manipur was found on the streets in the Salem district in Tamil Nadu on March 2, 2012. In the article, a reliable source stated that, “the child has been rescued by Don Bosco Fathers working for street...
Sangia Express Highlights Praise for Salesian Missions BOSCO Mane Bangalore Work with Street ChildrenMarch 2, 2012
(March 2, 2012) – Sangia Express writer Urmila Chanam contemplated the misfortune and fate of street children in India. Her report focused on Shekhar, a 12 year old boy found at a Bangalore railway station by a Bosco Mane Bangalore worker.