Misiones, Argentina - July 2017 - On July 7th, the National Day of Soil Conservation was celebrated at the Salesian Agrarian Institute "Pascual Gentilini". More than 400 primary school students from the area attended the event. They had the chance to listen to lectures, visit the pavilions set up by the students of the "Gentilini" institute and attend the presentations of practical experiences with soil, such as erosion, agriculture, different projects and techniques, and the plantation of Lapacho trees.
Mumbai, India - July 2017 - From 13 to 15 July, a seminar-workshop for directors and accountants was held at Mumbai Salesian Province (INB) with more than 105 administrative staff members, both Salesians and laity, participating. The seminar-workshop was conducted by Fr Manuel Murzello, INB Provincial Economer.
Cochabamba, Bolivia - July 2017 – Taking place from 10 to 14 July in Cochabamba, the 3rd Level of the School of Salesian Animators hosted 200 participants from Bolivia's various Salesian works.
Tetere, Solomon Islands - July 2017 - On July 18, the students of the Don Bosco Rural Training Center of Tetere inaugurated the Rice Harvest Festival. It was attended by the Ambassador of the Republic of China to the Solomon Islands, Dr. Roger Luo, his wife and a number of political and civil authorities. The rice harvest, which will be carried out solely by over 80 students from the Don Bosco Rural Center, will be completed by the end of the season and should amount to approximately 6 tonnes. Once packed, the rice will be partially sold; the rest will be part of the students' primary diet.