BOSCO BOYS – THE STORY OF THE TRANSFORMATION OF STREET CHILDREN

The Bosco Boys story is about a home, a school, a church and a playground for rescued children from the streets of Kenya’s capital city – Nairobi. There they go through a rehabilitation process that transforms them. After rehabilitation, they can reintegrate back into normal life and start going to primary school or technical apprenticeships….

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“THE WAR CONFLICT OF OUR NEIGHBOURS SHOWS US WHO WE REALLY ARE”

Read an interview with Don Peter Jacko SDB, coordinator of the Salesian Don Bosco’s humanitarian aid in Slovakia. In the interview, Peter describes the help that the Salesians in Ukraine are providing to people affected by the war. They can be supported thanks to the Slovaks who took part in the food and financial collections….

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CEREMONY OF THE GIVING OF THE MISSIONARY CROSSES

On Sunday, June 19, we handed out missionary crosses to our ten volunteers who are going on a year-long mission to Tanzania, Kenya, South Sudan and Lunik IX. Together they spent a year of preparation in weekend retreats which ended with a retreat at the Salesian hut in Slávnica. As part of the retreat, the…

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ADOPTION OF SCHOOL CLASSES IN SOUTH SUDAN – MAKING SLOW PROGRESS

One of the schools we support through the Adoption of school classes programme is the Salesian secondary school of St. Don Bosco in the village of Manguo near Maridi. For the last school year, Salesian Don Charles Taban has been in charge of it and he gave us an insight into the needs and challenges…

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A VISIT FROM ROME

The Salesian MC George Menamparampil SDB, who works in the mission department at the main house (Rome) and is in charge of coordinating the Salesian aid for Ukraine, came to Slovakia a the beginning of June. He came to Slovakia from the Polish-Ukrainian border, where he spent a few days, seeing the work of the…

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FROM KHARKOV TO SLOVAKIA – STORIES OF UKRAINIAN REFUGEES

About 300 additional people from Ukraine arrived at the Gabcikovo accommodation centre. Each family brings with them their life story and sad memories. Salesian volunteers meet and listen to their stories and try to make their stay here easier by spending afternoons with the children, to whom they devote themselves to the fullest.  A young…

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