(ANS – London) – Paul and Alan are two BOVA volunteers (Bosco Volunteer Action). Alan is the first volunteer BOVA project has sent to Don Bosco Ashalayam, Kolkata. He is spending 2 months initially with the community in Kolkata and hopes to return for a longer term placement over the course of his career break. Paul is currently on his gap year before beginning university this September, and he joined Angela, another BOVA volunteer, at the community of Don Bosco Hotel School Sihanoukville, Cambodia. Motivated by putting his faith into action through service, Paul will spend 6 months with the community initially assisting at the “Gelato Cafe” run by the community and their students.
(ANS - Schio) - "The oratory can no longer be what it was fifty years ago, because society has changed. Once the only proposals - cinema, sport, music - were ours, today they are secular activities. Therefore, either we plan an attractive offer, or we close." Fr Alberto Maschio, a 58-year-old Salesian, the last four spent in reviving the Salesian oratory in Schio, has some very clear ideas.
(ANS - Yellagiri) - When you leave the narrow streets leading to the Salesian center of Yellagiri, on a plateau over 1100 meters high in India, between Bangalore and Chennai (INM), you imagine you are going to enter a normal school building ... And instead, on crossing the door, you enter a city of teens! Today Fr Rosario introduces us to this special Salesian center.
(ANS - Macerata) – Here are six girls actively trying to improve the world from their own neighborhood, convinced that in giving oneself there is nothing but gain: Federica, Mercy, Silvia, Cecilia, Anna and Elena. All have decided to participate in the Civil Service projects of the Salesians of Macerata.