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Fiji - New Beginnings

The Islands of Fiji are seen by many as a beautiful holiday destination surrounded by pristine beaches, coral reefs, a layback atmosphere and welcoming locals. However, Fiji is also a nation experiencing many challenges. It has a youthful population with 44 per cent under the age of 25 of which a significant proportion of the young adults are unemployed and homeless.

Don Bosco provides a Second Chance in the Solomon Islands

The Don Bosco Training Centre in Tetere provides an alternative path to dropouts from around the surrounding nine provinces. Seven indigenous teachers offer a professional approach to education in literacy and numeracy. They also conduct special catch-up lessons to those who fall behind.

India - Don Bosco Matunga, Mumbai

By Fr Edwin D’Souza SDB

Our priorities at present are assisting school dropouts, providing education to poor children, offering scholarships, supporting orphans and street children and establishing “self-help groups” especially for women. Through community participation in villages many are becoming more aware of fair working rights.

India - Don Bosco Matunga, Mumbai

Over 200 Children from shantytowns participated in five summer camps. The children were nourished, enjoyed group games and given an insight into fun holiday camps away from their poor neighbourhoods.

Samoa - Embracing Culture, Community and Education

Both the Don Bosco Technical Centre in Alafua and the Don Bosco Co-educational High School and Vocational Centre in Salelologa continue provide education and training to the local youth.

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