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DR CONGO: Reuters Photographer Captures Life at Center Where Salesians Care for More than 3,000 Abandoned Children, HIV/AIDS Victims

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.

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COLOMBIA: NPR Tells Story of Salesian Center Helping Former Child Soldiers Start New, Positive Lives

(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.

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CATHOLIC NEW YORK: Salesian Leader Sees Recovery in Haiti

(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,...

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Piedmont Post Highlights Volunteer’s Effort to Help Street Children in Philippines

 (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...

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News Article: Child Found by Don Bosco Brothers in Tamil Nadu

(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...

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Sangia Express Highlights Praise for Salesian Missions BOSCO Mane Bangalore Work with Street Children

(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.

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CNN: Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School Helps Teen Get Off the Streets, Into College

(June 11, 2011) “For me, Derontae is a great story for a lot of inner city kids that don't have hope, that don't have somebody to help them move forward,” said Rev. Steve Shafran, president of Don Bosco Cristo Rey, in a CNN piece by Larry Lazo.The piece reported that 19-year-old...

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