Skukran sold 100kg apples this year

Why is it such a good idea to plant apples in Tanzania? There are couple of reasons for that. First of all, price of apples is stable throughout the year, the farmers have attractive profits from selling apples and can easily predict their yearly income. Moreover, apples ripen in the season when other crops are not…

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Improve lives of farmers in Tanzania with us

Would you say that apples can improve one’s life? Sisters Atunogie and Tumepewa have experience with that. In their garden they used to have old apple trees which had almost no fruit. Everything changed when they applied to the course on planting apples in the tropics. They learned how to tie crown branches, water and…

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Libertad=Freedom

(ANS, 8.9.2021) More than 1.2 million juveniles worldwide are deprived of their freedom in prisons, police stations and detention centres. Most of them are there for transgressions like sleeping on the street. They do not receive legal aid, often no one knows that they are there, and even worse, they share cells with adults accused…

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The next year of voluntary training begins

On the last weekend of September, a group of courageous youngsters met in Liptovská Štiavnica near Ružomberok to start their annual preparation for Salesian missionary volunteering. Over the weekend, they met not only among themselves, but also with the Salesian volunteering and organizing team. They had the opportunity to share their motivations, which led them…

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Winter and snow are coming, but we are not losing hope

Thanks to this year’s Tehlička 2021 collection (Brick), we are helping the Salesian community in Yakutsk rebuild their house, which is in a state of emergency and in urgent need of renovation. The first part of the reconstruction is dedicated to repairing the roof. The redevelopment started during the summer holidays and is actively involved…

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Experiences from Kenya (part four)

Our next trip was to the northern part of Kenya, the town of Kakuma, known for its huge refugee camp. This Kakuma refugee camp was set up by the death march of several thousand boys from South Sudan 30 years ago. Since then, the camp has been growing steadily. The Salesians of don Bosco operate…

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