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Latest stories: Salesian Missions

An image representing John Lee Memorial Hospital in Tonj, South Sudan. / Tonjproject

Salesian Missionary Establishes Hospital for Vulnerable Population in South Sudan

An Italy-based member of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) has facilitated the establishment of a gynecology and obstetrics hospital in the Catholic mission of Tonj of South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese.

COVID-19 prevention materials offered to families in Togo. / Salesian Missions.

Hundreds in Togo’s Lomé Archdiocese Get COVID-19 Relief Items from Salesians’ Charity

Close to 500 residents of Togo’s Archdiocese of Lomé have received COVID-19 prevention materials and food kits whose purchase was facilitated by Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB).

Clean Water Initiative at Tanzania’s Don Bosco Kilimanjaro International Institute for Telecommunications, Electronics and Computers in the Archdiocese of Arusha. / Salesian Missions.

Salesian Missions Facilitates “permanent water source” for a Tanzanian Catholic Institute

The U.S.-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, has facilitated the access to clean and consistent water supply at Tanzania’s Don Bosco Kilimanjaro International Institute for Telecommunications, Electronics and Computers in the Archdiocese of Arusha. 

Gumbo Camp  which hosts more than 9,800 IDPs. / Agenzia Info Salesiana (ANS)

Why Salesians at IDP Camp in South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese are Concerned

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering among the over 9,800 internally displaced persons (IDPs) at Gumbo camp in South Sudan’s Archdiocese of Juba have, through their leadership, told ACI Africa why they are concerned.

Salesian Sisters in South Sudan Set Up COVID-19 Management Facility

Members of the Association of Mary Help of Christians (ADMA) serving in South Sudan’s Catholic Diocese of Wau have set up a Triage Facility at a government-run hospital to help manage reported cases of COVID-19 infections.

Saving Africa's Witch Children, a documentary that featured shocking stories of torture inflicted on children in Nigeria. / Channel 4

Salesian Missionaries in Togo Caring for Children Accused of Witchcraft

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the West African nation of Togo are caring for children who, because of being slightly different from others, are accused of witchcraft and risk “deadly consequences.”

A volunteer serves food to children at Don Bosco Gumbo IDP camp, Juba. / Salesians of Don Bosco

US-based Salesian Missions Supporting COVID-19 Prevention Measures in South Sudan

In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the world’s youngest country, South Sudan, Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) is facilitating prevention measures at an internally displaced persons’ (IDPs) facility.

Fr. Jorge Mario Crisafulli with Street children at the Don Bosco Fambul in Freetown, Sierra Leone. / Salesian Missions in Africa

Salesian Missions Reviews Service to Street Children in Africa on Their International Day

On the occasion of the International Day for Street Children marked Sunday, April 12, Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), joined other humanitarian and international organizations in reviewing initiatives toward street children around the globe, including Africa.

Clean Water Initiative by Salesian Missions in Equatorial Guinea / Salesian Missions

Salesian Missions Facilitate Access to Safe Drinking Water in Equatorial Guinea

While 2.2 billion people lack access to safe drinking water globally, Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco is bridging the gap by helping local communities in the Central African nation of Equatorial Guinea get access to safe drinking water through the “Clean Water Initiative.”