Our vision

The protection, rehabilitation, family reunification and reintegration into society of children and young people, victims of the most serious violations of their rights in Sierra Leone.

Our Mission

Our mission is to educate, train, form, inspire, and empower young people towards human, social and spiritual growth in line with the goals of the International Cooperation for Development.

Core Values

The core values of Don Bosco Fambul are: Transparency, Mutual respect for each other, Honesty, Accountability and Collective responsibility.

Fr Jorge Crisafuli

About Don Bosco Fambul

Don Bosco Fambul (DBF) is a Local Non-Government Organization. The Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) as bearer of the institution or NGO is a Roman Catholic Religious Congregation. Since 1998 the priests and brothers have been working in Freetown, Sierra Leone in the fields of street social work; rehabilitation of street children; community work; helping the sick inmates at the correctional prison in Freetown; a shelter for girls that are abused sexually & physically, likewise with teenage girls who engaged themselves in sex work; Mobile Bus that goes at night spotting out vulnerable children to stay off the street, parish; primary school; youth centres and also a 24 hours phone crisis counselling that covers the whole country.

Fr. Jorge Crisafulli

director of don bosco fambul

Our target groups


I) In street situation. II) In confilct with the law. III) Orphans. IV) Trafficked.


i) Victims of physical and/or sexual abuse. II) Victims of early marriage III) In prostitution. IV) In conflict with the law. V) Victims of trafficking


Children playing at Don Bosco Fambul

Aims & Objectives

To meet and support street children in reunification with their families of origin, extended families, foster families or alternative care

To educate young people to become value based and productive citizens for the development of Sierra Leone

To promote quality education by enabling young men and women to become self reliant

To provide Youth with skill training and economic support to promote self employment

To professionalize our social work, meeting the needs of deprived children and youngsters in the adequate way

Father Jorge Crisafulli - Director DBF

Become A Part Of Us...

Itaque scelerisque molestiae! Dui autem imperdiet fames laudantium, sagittis, maiores error eveniet iusto nullam perspiciatis odio. Dicta natoque hac, ea! Mollit dolore ratione duis tempora placerat bibendum eu habitasse venenatis, sociosqu proin.

Everything starts here

Children in need are detected through our extensive and supportive street work or through anonymous calls to our call center

and continues with

Studying each and every individual case and finding the best program that fits each child to rehabilitate and reintegrate them to his/her family and/or society with full rights

we also provide Help in this other cases

Prisons are also part of our current programs. Find out why and how below.
Emergencies are out of our focus, but we can't close our eyes in cases like Ebola, big city fires, or other situations where children remain helpless.

because of our partners we are doing more good for more people!

Don bosco FAMBUL

because of our partners we are doing more good for more people!


Sara Bennett

Occaecat semper laboris elit ullamcorper, eius, imperdiet pariatur. Odio potenti hac ullamco repudiandae, similique quisquam diam! Lacinia rerum repellat fugit euismod nascetur. Adipisicing mollis.