Brighter Futures are Dawning in Egypt (Rania operates a successful home-based business in Cairo, thanks to the Salesian-run Sunrise Project
Brighter Futures are Dawning in Egypt

Education and skills training are a set of golden keys that can unlock the chains of poverty. Unfortunately, far too many youth in Egypt lack access to its power—a situation further complicated by global migration. Thanks to our generous donors, thousands of participants have learned...

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"Vulnerable Children Can Stay in School" (like Yoselin, who received a scholarship to a Salesian school run by missionaries in the impoverished community where she lives)
Vulnerable Children Can Stay in School

Eight-year-old Yoselin works hard in school. Yet—like many impoverished parents in Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia—her father and mother worried constantly about whether they could afford the tuition. That’s when kind Salesian Missions’ friends like you came to the rescue. In Cruz de la Sierra,...

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"Selfless Solidarity in Pakistan" (refugees from Afghanistan receive crucial support thanks to our donors)
Selfless Solidarity in Pakistan

Today, more than 3.5 million people—many of them precious children—have been uprooted, displaced and deeply affected by conflict in Afghanistan. In neighboring Pakistan, at Don Bosco Lahore in Peshawar, our dedicated Salesian missionaries recently welcomed hundreds of refugee families with open...

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A Dream Come True for Ghana
A Dream Come True for Ghana

Before our Clean Water Initiative brought new wells to the Bono region of Ghana, thousands of residents in villages across the area walked treacherous miles in search of unreliable, and oftentimes contaminated, water sources. Today, their lives are less burdensome—and their health has...

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A Home for Vulnerable Youth in Nigeria
A Home for Vulnerable Youth in Nigeria

Throughout Nigeria’s urban centers, the mounting pressures of extreme poverty erupts onto the streets—in the form of thousands of vulnerable youth who struggle to survive outside their families’ care. Chindu (not his real name) was one of them—until a kind soul led him to Bosco Boys Home in...

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A Breath of Fresh Air Outside the Mines in Colombia
A Breath of Fresh Air Outside the Mines

Across Colombia, millions of people facing extreme poverty live in areas rich with mineral resources—where informal work in unlicensed mines easily hides labor exploitation as economic opportunity. In three different mining communities near Medellín, our Salesian missionaries are focused on a...

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Orphaned children at the Hogar María Auxiliadora in Bolivia know what it is like to feel loved.
A Welcome Home for Abandoned Girls

Before little Veronica ever stepped foot inside the Hogar María Auxiliadora in Bolivia, Salesian volunteer Eden Gordon was determined the child would learn one thing if nothing else: exactly what it felt like to be loved. And there’s no doubt Veronica got the message! Eden is a returned Salesian...

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Children in Madagascar receive vital food at Salesian schools, youth centers and mission sites.
It’s Our Diamond Jubilee!

Photo credit: Florian Kopp/Salesian Missions Beginning this month, we joyfully celebrate the 75th anniversary of Salesian Missions—a significant milestone in our long and fruitful partnership with generous friends like you. Together, we have helped more than three million children around the...

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