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01- Bujumbura, Burundi - 28 November 2020 - The consecration and inauguration of the "Mary Help of Christians" shrine took place at the Salesian house in Buterere, in Bujumbura. Present: Msgr. Gervais Banshimirubusa, archbishop of Bujumbura, Msgr. Évariste Ngoyagoye, Archbishop Emeritus, the Vicar of the AGL Vice Province, Fr Raymond Bavumiragiye, and the Vice President of the Republic, Hon. Prosper Banzombaza.
02 - Makaty City, Philippines - November 2020 - The "Don Bosco" Technical Institute in Makati, immediately after the passage of the "Vamco" typhoon, took action to bring aid to the flood's victims. Salesians and young people started raising funds and basic necessities and, with the help of the army, they were able to quickly send several trucks and even planes loaded with aid.
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03 - Rome, Italy - November 26, 2020 - Inauguration of the new Academic Year of the Pontifical Faculty of Education "Auxilium", chaired by Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, Rector Major and Grand Chancellor. Also present: the Dean, Prof. Piera Ruffinatto, FMA, Msgr. Vincenzo Zani, Secretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education, and Mother Yvonne Reungoat, Superior General of the FMA and Vice-Grand Chancellor.
04 - Tijuana, Mexico - November 2020 - The Salesian Refectory "Padre Chava" in Tijuana, directed by Fr Agustín Novoa Leyva, SDB, has been serving meals, accompanying and welcoming the most vulnerable, especially migrants, for over thirty years. In this pandemic period it assists up to 2,000 people a day.
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05 - Cotonou, Benin - November 2020 - The 25th anniversary of the foundation of the Salesian "Foyer Don Bosco", of the "Francophone West Africa" Province (AFO), was celebrated on 24 November. The Salesians from Cotonou and Porto Novo participated in the celebrations, together with Fr José Luis de la Fuente and Fr Gérard Blesgraf, co-founders of the work, as did Fr Aurélien Ahouangbe, the current Director, and the children who were guests of the center.
06 - San Pedro Carchá, Guatemala - November 2020 - The Salesian community of San Pedro Carchá and the Don Bosco Center, directed by Fr Antonio de Groot, are accompanying and supporting the population affected by the Eta and Iota storms through the delivery of food and the offer of accommodations.
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07 - Mumbai, India - November 2020 - The “Don Bosco Development Society”, through its various partners, has reached 900 poor families in the Indian state of Gujarat. Food, cleaning items and hygiene kits were distributed. The project is supported by “Don Bosco Mondo” from Bonn (Germany), and by the “Conrad Family” (Germany).
08 - Lubumbashi, D.R. Congo - November 2020 - In the midst of the health and social crisis caused by the pandemic, the Salesians of the "Assumption of Mary" Province of Central Africa (AFC) inaugurated, on 5 November, a device for the production of drinking water called "Don Bosco”, to be distributed to the local population.


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