Category: Sustainable and Resilient Communities

volunteer sam in field of fruit trees listening to farmers

Volunteer blog: Chimbalu Model Village

Last week we were welcomed into a rural farming community that JCED assists. Before JCED’s involvement they weren’t knowledgeable on the practice of sustainable agriculture. For instance, they had...
woman making a clay stove pot by hand

Volunteer blog: Mbira stoves

The past week I had the opportunity to see JCED’s projects in the flesh. This required taking a trip north of the capital to a town called Kasungu. Up...
Sam, Martha and Brother ngoni stand outside beside Laudato si banners under the shade of a tree.

News from JCED: Sam Duff

The lights have just gone out again. This is a regular occurrence in Malawi. Despite only 10% of the population relying on electricity, the country still faces a serious...
women farmers water crops in South Sudan

Earth Day 2022

“African nations are responsible for an estimated 4% of greenhouse gas emissions, but are increasingly on the frontlines of the most devastating climate impacts, including lethal droughts and floods”...
woman farmer, Deborah Eyath interviewed in Akol Jal

Earth Hour 2022: How Climate change is impacting vulnerable communities

This Saturday join millions of people across the globe and switch off your lights in support of nature and the planet. In Ireland, Earth Hour is at 20.30 (8.30pm)...

International Women’s Day 2022

Today is International Women’s Day, a day where we reflect on the actions and roles of the various women in our lives. On this day we stand in solidarity...

Memories of Frank Wafer SJ

Dónall Ó Murchú was on the staff of Charles Lwanga Teachers’ College in Zambia from 1967 – 74. He lived in the Jesuit Community House with several others, including...