(ANS – Nairobi) – This is the “VISION” one can read on one of the boards at the entrance of “Bosco Boys” in Nairobi, along with the motto present in various places within the house: “Here to be transformed”. Bosco Boys host hundreds of children, mostly coming from the slums and the streets of Nairobi, offering them all the grades of the regular schooling or initiation to treads and technical skills. It is equally HOME for the prenovices of the Province of East Africa, this year 22 in number, coming from the three Countries of AFE: Kenya, Sudan and South Sudan, Tanzania.
(ANS - Cochabamba) - Fr Miguel Angel Aimar Bruno, a Salesian, has been a missionary in Bolivia for 44 years. Born in 1945 in Busca, in the province of Cuneo, to an Argentine father and an Italian mother, he was ordained a priest on 28 June 1975 and is currently part of the Salesian Community of Kami (Cochabamba). Since arriving in Bolivia, he has dedicated his life in the service of the "Kameños".
(ANS - Guatemala City) - Fr Ivo Coelho, General Councilor for Formation, visited the formation houses of the Central American Province (CAM) in the past few weeks. On the occasion, he gave an interview to the local Salesian Bulletin, in which he spoke not only of his views on the reality of Salesian formation in the CAM Province, but also on topics of general interest, such as the formation of formators, the challenges of initial formation today, the importance of forming the young salesians in communication, and the beauty of the Salesian vocation.
(ANS - Turin) - Fr Domenico Ricca, a Salesian, is chaplain of the "Ferrante Aporti" Penal Institute for minors in Turin. He has held numerous national and regional positions in favor of the most vulnerable children. He is President of the "Amici di Don Bosco" (Friends of Don Bosco) association and Ecclesiastical Councilor of the ACLI of the Province of Turin. Below is an excerpt from his interview with “La Voce e il Tempo”.