Niteroi, Brazil - 1883 - First Salesian work in Brazil, in Colegio Santa Rosa, where the first Salesians arrived in 1883 to bring education, social assistance and evangelization to young people.
Shanghai, China - 1926 - Saint Callisto Caravario, SDB, Salesian Protomartyr, poses for a group photo with 21 neo-baptized Christian children and an image of Mary Help of Christians. (In the picture, Saint Callisto Caravario is third from left).
Thailand, Hua Hin - 1955 - Thailand is one of the 49 countries that make up the Asian continent. In 1955, the Rector Major, Fr Renato Ziggiotti, visited the "Don Bosco" school in Hua Hin. Students used bicycles as a means of transport to go to school and return home.
Turin, Italy - On April 24, 1922, work on the expansion plan of the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians began. After several years of study, on April 29, 1935, the Sanctuary was enlarged. On June 9, 1938, in the year of the 50th anniversary of the death of Don Bosco, the expansion of the Sanctuary was inaugurated.