Highlights
Fr. Americo concludes his extra-ordinary visitation in Ethiopia | Bishoftu celebrates the graduation of its trainees | Practical Trainees meet up for their annual gathering | Peace and Reconciliation Conference held at DB campus in Mekanissa | Don Bosco students with generous hands for Gideo people | Foundation stone laid for High School block in Don Bosco Soddo | The Salesians, the VIS, and the breath of hope for street children | Inauguration of new workshops at 'Bosco Children' - Addis Abeba | The 7th Provincial Chapter of AET Province | Don Bosco by Teresio Bosco translated into Tigrina | Debrezeit celebrates Christmas with children | Nativity Scene at Don Bosco Mekanissa | St. Stephen's Feast celebrated in Adamitullu | Workshop for accountants concludes in Salesianum | Feast of Don Bosco at the Salesianum | Missionary frontier of Pugnido, Gambella | New administrative block inaugurated in Mekanissa | Don Bosco Mekanissa mourns for seven of its students | AET Province bids farewell to Br. Mellese | SYM Gathering held at Mekelle and Zway | Debrezeit holds the 10th meeting of the Past Pupils | Don Bosco India and Don Bosco Ethiopia join hands in Vocational Training | Spiritual renewal for AET with Fr. Pascual Chavez | Feast of Mary Help of Christians at Dilla | Former Salesians gather at Salesianum | Past Pupils' gathering at Mekanissa | Graduation at Bosco children Mekanissa | 7 New Salesians for Ethiopia | Seminar on Salesian Pedagogy at Mekanissa | The Almighty has done great things for us! | Effective prevention of Youth Problems, half-day study in Salesianum | Practical Trainees conclude their meeting in Salesianum | TVET Directors meet in Addis Abeba | 2nd National Conference on Human Trafficking in Addis | Salesian Parish Priests meet up in Addis | Salesian Parish Priests meet up in Addis | Rectors and Economers meet at Salesianum | 13 Months Solar Power; new venture for Salesians in Ethiopia | TEAM VISIT begins in Nairobi | New App for Don Bosco Bulletin in Ethiopia | "The option for the poor young people is in our Salesian DNA" - Kenya | AET rejoices at the Perpetual Profession of Cl. Amanuel in Kenya | Salesian Cooperators meet in the Salesianum | Listening and Moving: Meeting with young people in Mekelle and Zway | Technology at the Service of the Mission | “Quality Education, our priority”, the Provincial reminds the young clerics. | “His Passport was Love of God” remembrance of Abba Elio at Zway | "Don't forget your Salesian Roots", Abba Samuel reminds the Past Pupils | Mary Help of Christians celebrated at Mekanissa | Abba Temesgen defends his MA Thesis in the Philippians | Sport for Development: TVET Championship Kicks Off in Addis Abeb | 'Bosco Children Project' in Addis celebrates 10th anniversary | SYM Gathering at Bosco Children Mekanissa | 19th AMECEA Plenary Assembly kicks off in Don Bosco Campus in Addis Abeba | Sacred Heart Salesian Church opens to public in Hawassa | AET rejoices at the First Profession of its only novice | Jubilee celebrations at the Salesianum in Addis Abeba | Great rejoicing for the Salesians as Ethiopia-Eritrea boarder opens after 20 years | IVECO rewards two sons of Don Bosco | AET rejoices at the ordination of two new priests | AET rejoices at the ordination of two new priests | Capacity building Training held at Salesianum | Grade 12 students in DB Dilla makes Christmas memorable
Salesians in Ethiopia

The Salesians of Don Bosco usually known as SDB are a religious society of the Catholic Church dedicated to the education and evangelization of youth. Its founder St. John Bosco left them a legacy of love and dedication for the poor and the working class. On the 18 December 1859, St. John Bosco officially started the Salesian Congregation after reading the "Letter of Approval of the Salesian Constitutions". The works of the Oratories, Schools and Youth Centers have spread ever since from Italy to most regions and countries in Europe, Americas, Asia, Australia and Africa.

The Salesians of Don Bosco began work in Ethiopia since 1975. The Salesians of Don Bosco have a well-established presence in five regions of Ethiopia, which are Tigray Regional State - Adigrat, Adwa, Mekelle, Shire; Gambella Regional State - Gambella and Pugnido; in Southern Nations National People Regional State - Soddo and Dilla; Oromia Regional State - Zway, Adamitullu and Debre Zeit and in Addis Ababa City Administration.

The mission of the Salesians is to address the needs of the youth and to meet their basic needs. In the light of this mission, education is the key to prepare young people for their lives. Consequently, the organization is running Kindergartens, Primary Schools, High Schools and Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) Colleges. SDB had implemented and continue to implement a wide range of programs and activities on education which includes technical and vocational trainings, street children programs, agriculture, women’s promotion, feeding programs, and youth focused activities in their youth centers, sponsorship programs, intense awareness raising programs on HIV/AIDS, human trafficking and other emergency programs.

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Brother Cesare Bullo

Born in Chioggia (Italy) in 1941. since the childhood Cesare attend the Salesian Oratory of his city, which represents everything for the youth in the difficult years after the World War. In Verona, Cesare studied at the Vocational school “Don Bosco”. In 1957, he started the novitiate and then continued his studies at Torino Rebaudengo. After completing the training, in February 1962 he left as a missionary to Vietnam, where he stayed for thirteen years (apart from a short interval in the USA and in Italy, to complete his University studies).suppliers.

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