(ANS – Darjeeling) – Darjeeling Radio Salesian (90.8) - The Voice of the Hills - based out of Salesian College Sonada, has been selected as a partner in raising awareness about COVID-19 in a national project sponsored by UNICEF.
(ANS – New Delhi) – India has 220,114 active cases of COVID-19 and 17,400 deaths as of 1 July 2020 (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GOI). News flashes and ambulance sirens cause stress levels to rise. Few states in the country continue to impose lockdowns to control the escalating cases of infection, while most others have lifted restrictions.
(ANS - Soyapango) - The "Fundación Salvador del Mundo" (FUSALMO) launched its educational platform "TRANSFORMA" as homage to the great work of the teachers of El Salvador. FUSALMO is a Salvadoran organization founded in 2001 that, through integral educational processes, develops flexible programs and projects that meet the needs of children, adolescents and young people through the Salesian youth centers in San Miguel, Santa Ana and Soyapango.
Hong Kong – Invitation to join Don Bosco’s dream
(ANS – Hong Kong) – The Salesian presence in Hong Kong, which began in 1927, looks to the future by recovering the treasure of its past, that is, first of all, the charismatic service to the neediest young people. In this interview, the young indigenous Salesian priest Fr Carlos Cheung illustrates the peculiarities of the Salesian mission in the special administrative regions of China in Hong Kong and Macao.
FALLING STARS FORCE US TO LOOK AT THE SKY
We would spend hours, as children, with eyes that searched the dark sky to catch and surprise falling stars. They said to us, "When you see a falling star, make a wish." But it is always sad to see a star that detaches itself from the sky and falls. Where do falling stars go?
Bolivia – First online graduation ceremony at Salesian University of Bolivia
(ANS - Cochabamba) – On July 3, with the virtual participation of 37 new professionals from the city of Cochabamba, their families, friends and the whole Salesian community of the country and of Latin America, the Salesian University of Bolivia (USB) celebrated its first online graduation ceremony, this via the official USB Facebook page.
Italy – Agricultural Technical Institute of Lombriasco: 360° salesianity
(ANS - Lombriasco) - At the gates of Turin, in the land of Don Bosco, there is a Salesian institute that keeps alive the rich Salesian tradition of agricultural schools: the Salesian agricultural school of Lombriasco. In this particular school year, marked by the pandemic and distance learning, the institute has maintained its role as an educational environment of excellence and, indeed, has launched itself forward with courage in the name of innovation, of experimentation and solidarity.