Author: Yanira Romero

Communications and Fundraising Officer

Overview: This is an exciting opportunity to join the international agency of the Irish Jesuit Province. Irish Jesuits International (IJI) is a registered charity which supports education, health and...

Leave A Lasting Legacy

A gift in your Will could have an impact that will last for generations. “A legacy gift means that your love lives on in the lives of the people...

Maembo – The One Who Sings

Padraig Swan, Director of Faith and Service Programmes in Belvedere College, reflects on the life of Frank Wafer SJ, who worked with the Tonga people in Zambia to preserve...

The Work of Many Hands

Mikono Refugee Craft Shop has been badly affected by the lack of tourism in Kenya. The shop sells high quality craft items to support people from a refugee background....

I Am Because We Are

To be asked to write on your jubilee is both shocking and humbling. Shocking in realising how fast the years have passed. I am becoming an old man. Humbling...

Accompanying Young Adults in Zambia/Malawi

Peter Carroll SJ has spent his life in Zambia and Malawi leading novices, fellow Jesuits and laypeople in their spiritual formation. After serving Mass for some years at the...

In memory of Fr Fridolin Pfluger SJ: A life of accompaniment with refugees

We pray in thanksgiving for the life of our companion Fr Fridolin Pfluger SJ, who passed away on Saturday, 19 June 2021, in Kampala, Uganda after contracting the coronavirus....

IJI Ethiopia Emergency Appeal

The violent conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia has caused an immense humanitarian crisis in the region. Many people have been forced to leave their homes and are in great need....

Country Programmes Officer

Country Programmes Officer – Jesuit Refugee Service  Location: Juba, Central Equatorial State South Sudan Application Closing Date: 21st April 2021 Position opened to: Internationals and nationals with at least...

What makes Irish Jesuits International different?

A student sings during morning activities at the JRS Special Needs Centre. JRS Special Needs Centres provide protection and education to an average of 200 children living with disabilities...

Good news from South Sudan

Tim Flynn, Irish Jesuits International’s Roving Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor has lived and worked in East Africa since 1999. Over the years he has seen first-hand and heard stories...

Wycliff’s Journey and the Mikono Refugee Craft Shop

Wycliff’s family fled Rwanda in 1995, when he was only four years old. With his parents, three sisters and brother, he ran through the woods of Akagera National Park...