On 8 January 2017, Father Gaudencio, the Rector of Don Bosco, Tondo, and Hugo Banziger, JDVSF Treasurer, signed the first cooperation agreement between the two groups. This agreement will enable JDVSF to help Don Bosco, the vocational training center for teenagers in Tondo, Manila, to renew its machine park while Don Bosco will accept students from San Martin de Porres. Additionally, the JDVSF will be able to utilize space for the sewing of school uniforms and other needs.
Don Bosco just closed its very successful Christmas Fair which raised money for the renovation of the school. Over 1 million people attended the Fair, raising 5 milion PhP of which Don Bosco can keep 3 million (USD 60’600.-)