Author: Yanira Romero

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...

Online learning in Lebanon

Malak*, 12 years old, a grade four student at Nicolas Kluiters Centre in Jbeil. This is her first year with JRS. The sudden shift to online learning due to...

Restructuring in Southern Africa

The restructuring of Jesuit Provinces in Southern Africa which will result in the formation of one large united region has been underway since 2014 and is an attempt to...

Hong Kong Solidarity through Covid-19

A member of the Jesuit Hong Kong community has updated us about the changes that the virus has brought to the island, which is overshadowed by the news of...

Change and Living Through uncertain times

Noelle Fitzpatrick, from Cavan has been Country Director of JRS in South Sudan for over a year now. We asked her a few questions about the challenges she and...