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Paying attention to the needs of each region, the initiatives were focused human dignity and the fight against coronavirus


The Salesian University Center of São Paulo, has decided to cooperate with the  educational community during the covid-19 pandemic. Even with social distancing, virtual classes, UNISAL  has decided to take several actions that teach faith and social contribution which helps to promote  the awareness of human life.

Acetate Face Mask – Mechanical Engineering students and professors produced 50 masks for hospitals in Guaratinguetá (SP)

Students and teachers from the fashion department in the Americana Campus, have volunteered in making masks since the quarantine began. The donations were given to police officers from the cities of Americana and Santa Barbara D’Oeste, who are fighting  on the front lines against the new coronavirus

With the purpose of donating to hospitals and health posts, students and staff of the Lorena Campus have produced protection masks. The material  was donated by  the staff of UNISAL and the following professors Thiago Bimestre, César Botura and  Vinícius Hasmann dos Santos. The  students of the Mechanical Engineering deparment designed  the mask and worked with along with the teachers in the laboratories of the institution . By early  May, 50 masks had already been made. 20 were donated to the Frei Galvão Hospital, and 30 to the Health Center, located in the city of Guaratinguetá.

In other campuses, food was collected for  various social institutions that were in urgent needs. With their hearts and hands, students and teachers from the Piracicaba and Lorena campuses organized and distributed the donations to  nursing homes and shelters in need.

The University Ministry Universidade (PdU) of UNISAL, has also strengthened the faith of the educational community with online activities. Such as online Mass, podcasts with messages of hope and special campaigns for the celebration of Maria Auxiliadora.

In a video posted on social media, the college Dean of UNISAL stated, although these are challenging times,the institution is unified in the goal of maintaining an education of excellence, reinforcing the values that Don Bosco left as a legacy.

Brazil, São Paulo, May 27,  2020

Source: Centro Universitário Salesiano de São Paulo (Unisal)

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