(ANS - Kurunegala) - Fr Reginold Fernando is a "multitasking" Salesian as we say today: Vicar of the Vice Province of Sri Lanka, Director of the community of Metiyagane and Dean of the Salesian Institute of Civil and Electrical Engineering, in addition to following, at a distance, a major agricultural project aimed at supporting initial formation communities.
(ANS – Sumba) – Thirty-three years after the first Salesian presence in Indonesia (Jakarta), the large tree of the Indonesia Salesian presence has grown into seven centers in Java and Sumba Island. The most numerous community hosts 7 perpetually professed confreres (4 Priests, 3 Brothers), three working trainees, and 8 prenovices, this in the remote, poor and Christian majority island of Sumba (Rector Fr. Adie Prinanto).
(ANS - Coxipó da Ponte) - Br Mario Bordignon, a 71-year-old Salesian Coadjutor, has lived among the Bororo indigenous people of Mato Grosso, Brazil, for over thirty years. In addition to evangelization, the Salesian is engaged in the work of preserving the local culture, in favoring their self-sufficiency and in helping them to defend their rights against those who would like to trample on them.
(ANS - Lima) - Álvaro Napurí is 21 years old and has been living in a reception house of the Don Bosco Foundation of Peru since he was 13. Thanks to these spaces, which are common in many countries in the Americas, Africa and Asia, children, adolescents and young people in situations of social risk and poverty find a home in which complete care is given to them in an environment that is familiar and educational, as per the educational charisma of Don Bosco.