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Latest stories: Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB)

Salesian water project at St. John Bosco Parish in Namibia's Apostolic Vicariate of Rundu/ Credit: Salesian Missions /

Salesian Missionaries Facilitate Water Project in Namibia’s Rundu Apostolic Vicariate

More than 7,300 people at St. John Bosco Parish in Namibia's Apostolic Vicariate of Rundu can now access clean water following an initiative, which Salesian Missions, the US development wing of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) facilitated.

Salesian missionaries are able to offer training to assist refugees in gaining the skills needed for employment or self-employment in Egypt. Credit: Salesian Missions /

Salesian Missionaries in Egypt Empowering Refugees Through Vocational Training

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in Egypt are empowering refugees seeking shelter in the Northern African country with technical skills that can significantly enhance the refugees’ empowerment.

Fr. Abba Petros Abraha with students of the Don Bosco Technical School in Dekemhare, Eritrea/Credit: Salesian Missions /

Salesian Entity Facilitates Self-Sustainability Initiatives for Catholic School in Eritrea

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 Eritrea's capital, Asmara.

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Salesians Facilitate Sanitation Infrastructure at Catholic School in Shinyanga, Tanzania

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) are facilitating the construction of new bathrooms at Don Bosco Didia Secondary school in the Catholic Diocese of Shinyanga in Tanzania.

Some children at the Mamma Margherita Salesian Center, operated by Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in Cotonou, Benin. Credit: Salesian Missions /

How Salesian Sisters are Facilitating Vulnerable Children Integration in Beninese Society

Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA), also called Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco, are reaching out to vulnerable children in the West African nation of Benin by offering art classes to street children and sheltering former slaves to help reintegrate them in the Beninese society.

Some students of the Don Bosco Secondary School in Zimbabwe. Credit: Salesian Missions /

Salesians in Zimbabwe Provide Education to Children from Poor Mining Families

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in Zimbabwe are offering education to children from poor mining families in the Southern African nation.

The Burundi Oratory Youths Food Aid to Slow Down COVID-19 Outbreak Effect project. Credit: Salesian Missions /

How Salesian Development Initiative is Facilitating Fight Against COVID-19 in Africa

The leadership of Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), has, in a report, outlined initiatives the entity has undertaken in facilitating the fight against COVID-19 in African countries.

Eruption of the volcanic Mount Nyirangongo on the eastern frontier of the the Republic of the Congo.Credit: Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) /

Goma Residents in DR Congo “preparing for the worst” amid Earth Tremors: Catholic Nun

There is a mounting humanitarian crisis in areas around the city of Goma on the Eastern frontier of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) following the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo and the subsequent earth tremors that have left people fearing for the worst.

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Salesians in South Sudan Lauded for Reaching out to Thousands of IDPs with Shelter Kits

A representative of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese has lauded members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) for providing shelter kits to over 50 thousand persons.

The newly constructed borewell and new water source at Salesian College in Mozambique's Maputo Archdiocese. Credit: Salesian Missions /

Salesian Entity Facilitates Access to Clean Water for Catholic College in Mozambique

The U.S.-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, has facilitated clean water supply to the staff and students of Mozambique’s Salesian College in the Archdiocese of Maputo.

Refugees at Don Bosco Refugee Services Palabek in Uganda's Archdiocese of Gulu/ Credit: Fr. Lazar Arasu /

Salesians Highlight Projects for Growing Refugee Population in Northern Uganda

The number of refugees at the Don Bosco Refugee Services Palabek in Uganda’s Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu has been rising steadily from 2017 when members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) introduced refugee services in the East African country.

Salesian Bro. Hubert Twagirayezu with some of the street children being supported by Salesians in Rwanda. Credit: Agenzia Info Salesiana (ANS) /

Salesians in Rwanda Seeking Support to Protect Dignity of Vulnerable Children

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) serving in Rwanda are seeking financial help from people of goodwill to help them protect children at risk in the Great Rift Valley nation.

Graduates of the Wave of Change Project at their Graduation/ Credit: salesianyouth.org /

Salesians in South Africa Empowering Poor, Vulnerable Youth in Commercial Fish Farming

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in South Africa are empowering young people in the city of Cape Town with skills to undertake commercial fish farming.

Some of the street youths  who have benefitted from Salesian Centre in Rwanda/ Credit: Agenzia Info Salesiana (ANS) /

Salesians Expanding Centre in Rwanda’s Butare Diocese to Meet Street Children’s Needs

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Rwanda’s Diocese of Butare are seeking to expand their street children Centre to meet the needs of the beneficiaries.

Poster of the International Mother Earth Day/ Credit: Don Bosco Tech Africa /

On International Earth Day, Salesians in Africa Highlight “climate solutions” Program

On the annual International Mother Earth Day observed April 22, officials of Don Bosco Tech Africa (DBTA) have highlighted their program that is championing climate solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Jorge Fernandes from Portugal with street children he was teaching in Angola. Credit: Agenzia Info Salesiana (ANS) /

Portuguese Missionary Volunteer Says Angola Experience “completely” Changed His Worldview

A Portuguese-born Salesian Missionary who volunteered to serve the vulnerable in Angola has, in a report, shared about his experience in the Southern African nation, saying his services among slum dwellers “completely” changed his worldview.

Some of the beneficiaries of agroecology training offered by Salesians in Senegal. Credit: Agenzia Info Salesiana (ANS) /

Salesians Empowering Youths in Senegal through Training in Agroecology

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) serving in Senegal are empowering young people in the West African nation with skills in agroecology, officials have reported.

Waters from River Tarach flooding a section of Kakuma Refugee Camp / Fr. Jose Padinjareparampil, SDB

Flash Floods Threatening Apostolate of Salesians at World’s Largest Refugee Camp in Kenya

Flash floods in the region of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Lodwar are threatening the apostolate of members of the Religious Institute of Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering at the world’s largest refugee camp, Kakuma, an official has told ACI Africa in an interview.

Fr. John Tae Seok Lee / Courtesy Photo

South Sudanese Government Urged to Revive Health Facility in Memory of Celebrated Cleric

South Sudan’s Presidential Envoy and the country’s former minister of Foreign Affairs have urged the Ministry of Higher Education to revive the construction project of a hospital in memory of Fr. John Tae Seok Lee.

Some beneficiaries of the scholarships offered by Charity Foundation for African Catholic Mission at the University of Juba on 6 April 2021 / ACI Africa

Catholic Foundation Awarding Scholarships to Medical Students in South Sudan Universities

The Catholic Foundation in memory of Fr. John Tae Seok Lee has, through the support of the Charity Foundation for African Catholic Mission, awarded scholarships to medical students studying in the South Sudanese public universities.