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Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB)

166 girls and mothers in need graduate from “Don Bosco Ngangi” vocational training programs. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians in DR Congo Securing Young Women’s Future in Education Partnership

Dec 5, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are securing the future of young women in an education partnership with International Voluntary Service (VIS).

In Ivory Coast, the Don Bosco House has a psychological care center where trained educators help youth work toward emotional healing. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesian Entity Highlights Medical Care Initiatives for Youth with HIV/AIDS in Africa

Dec 2, 2022

On the annual event of World AIDS Day marked December 1, the leadership of the U.S-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, has highlighted initiatives providing medical care and social support for young people living with HIV/AIDS across the globe, including Africa.

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Salesians’ Clean Water Initiative Benefiting Hundreds in Zambian, Namibian Villages

Dec 1, 2022

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 water to hundreds of residents of a Catholic Parishes in Zambia and in Namibia.

Vocational training for young mothers of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea: a schooling and reintegration project for adolescent mothers. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians in Equatorial Guinea Offering “skills for stable employment” to Young Mothers

Nov 25, 2022

Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Equatorial Guinea are offering formal education and other “skills for stable employment” to young mothers in the Central African nation.

A camp of displaced people spontaneously arises around Salesian work “Don Bosco Ngangi”. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians in DR Congo Seeking Humanitarian Aid to Deliver “desperately needed” Supplies

Nov 24, 2022

Members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are seeking humanitarian assistance to facilitate the delivery of supplies that they say are “desperately needed” by thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) who have escaped violence in the Eastern part of the country.

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Salesians Facilitating School Attendance for Vulnerable Children at Ghanaian Centre

Nov 23, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Ghana are providing psychological support to at-risk children to help foster their school attendance.

In Sudan, St. Joseph Vocational Training Center offers students the opportunity to have hands-on learning in renewable energy. Credit: Salesian Missions

On World Day of Poor, Salesians Highlight Social Initiatives for Africa’s Vulnerable Youth

Nov 14, 2022

On the annual event of the World Day of the Poor marked November 13, the leadership of the U.S—based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, has highlighted social initiatives for vulnerable youth across the globe, including Africa.

Don Bosco Child Protection & Youth Empowerment Projects in Ghana. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians in Ghana Helping Youth “recover” from Street Life, Strive for "brighter future"

Nov 12, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) are helping young people who previously lived on the streets “recover” from this challenging lifestyle, equipping them with means “for a brighter future”. 

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Salesians in Ivory Coast Providing Nutrition, Education, Social Support to Needy Children

Nov 11, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Ivory Coast are reaching out to vulnerable children, empowering them in formal education and social support initiatives at Don Bosco Child Protection Center, located in Koumassi, Abidjan.

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Salesians in DR Congo Facilitate Teachers’ Salaries, Education of Needy Learners

Oct 31, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are facilitating the payment of salaries for teachers at Don Bosco Shasha in Mupfunya Shanga-Shasha village and the education of needy learners in the area that is part of Masisi Territory.

General Councilor for Missions meets with Sudanese refugees. Credit: Salesian Missions

Cairo Oratory Salesians Reaching Out to Sudanese Refugees with Education, Social Services

Oct 31, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) are reaching out to Sudanese refugees at Don Bosco Zeitoun Oratory in Cairo, Egypt, with education and social services. 

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Salesians in Tanzania Partner with Spanish Football Entity in Value-based Youth Training

Oct 27, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Tanzania are partnering with Real Madrid Foundation, the social arm of the Spanish Football Club, Real Madrid, to provide young people in the East African nation with value-based training and socio-sporting skills.

General Councilor for Missions visits Salesian Oratory in Alexandria: a true place where fraternity is built. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians at Oratory in Egypt Fostering Fraternity among Christian, Muslim Youth

Oct 24, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) are fostering fraternity among Christian and Muslim youth at an Oratory in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria in Egypt.

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On Annual Day for Poverty Eradication, Salesians Focus on Youth in Burundi, Tanzania

Oct 17, 2022

On the annual event of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, officials of the U.S.-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, have reviewed their initiatives that seek to empower young people across the globe, including Africa.

In Sierra Leone, Don Bosco Fambul received the Spanish “Solidarity Project Award” for work with girls facing abuse. Credit: Salesian Missions

On International Girl Day,Salesians Review Initiatives in Support of Girls in Sierra Leone

Oct 11, 2022

On the annual occasion of the International Day of the Girl (IDG) marked October 11, the leadership of the U.S-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, has reviewed initiatives Salesians have undertaken in an effort to reach out to girls across the globe, including Africa.

On World Mental Health Day, Catholic Entity Highlights Mental Health Initiatives in Africa

Oct 10, 2022

On the occasion of World Mental Health Day marked October 10, the leadership of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, has reviewed its initiatives towards mental health across the globe, including Africa.

Ebolowa prison prisoners learn how to make liquid soap thanks to Don Bosco and the Salesians. Credit: Salesian Missions

Inmates in Cameroon Set to “earn living with dignity” from Salesian Soap-making Initiative

Oct 3, 2022

Inmates at Ebolowa prison in Cameroon are set to “earn a living with dignity” beyond their prison sentence thanks to the soap-making training that members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) have realized.

Salesian Missionaries in South Sudanoffering education and medical care to thousands of Internally Displaced persons (IDPs) at the Don Bosco Gumbo camp n Juba. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians in South Sudan Offering Education, Medical Care to Thousands at IDP Camp

Sep 30, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in South Sudan are offering education and medical care to thousands of Internally Displaced persons (IDPs) at the Don Bosco Gumbo camp n Juba.

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Salesian Sisters in Zambia Partner with UK Entity to Furnish Lusaka-based “City of Hope”

Sep 23, 2022

Members of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA), also known as the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco, have furnished their educational institution in Zambia, City of Hope, in partnership with Reuse Network (IRN), a UK-based entity that specializes in tackling “material poverty, isolation and inequality”.

Salesian home workers for street children participate in training session at “Don Bosco Ngangi. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians in DR Congo Offer “a specialized course” to Staff on Serving Street Children

Sep 19, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Goma city have offered training to some 20 Salesian staff on how to reach out to street children.