Updates on JRS Covid-19 Response

People all around the world share our own anxiety and frustrations about the Covid-19 crisis. But in some countries, poverty means choosing between hunger and the risk of being infected...

Risk Communication in South Sudan

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) South Sudan current contribution to the Covid-19 response in Maban is one of accompaniment - visitation and knowledge-sharing - with the most vulnerable people...

Fr James Hurley SJ Obituary

The obituary of Fr James Hurley SJ, who died peacefully on 13th April in Cherryfield Lodge Nursing Home, Dublin. He is sadly missed by his Jesuit colleagues worldwide,...

Covid-19 in India

Louie Albert SJ of JRS South Asia shares his insights about the effect of Covid-19 on India's daily-wage earners, migrants and refugees. While the official count of infected persons...

Covid-19: A Global Village

"As I sit in my garden shed at 5am in the morning to start my workday with our overseas partners, I can’t help thinking how this pandemic has brought...

Radio Kwizera Comes Full Circle

In early March the newest member of the IJM team, Tim Flynn, visited the Jesuit-run Radio Kwizera in Ngara, a small town in the Kagera region of Western Tanzania....

‘Social Distancing’ in Refugee Camps

A news report sent to us by our colleagues in JRS South Asia exposes the hardship that refugees face in adhering to Coronavirus prevention guidelines. "Fear grips the mind...

If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?

Michael J. Kelly SJ, who is based in Lusaka, Zambia reflects on how the Coronavirus pandemic, like the crises before it, will be transformed into bright hope. "When I...

Eco Stoves Protect the Environment

The Jesuit Centre for Ecology and Development (JCED) in Malawi is distributing locally made fuel-efficient ceramic cooking stoves, known as chitetezo mbaula, among poor households in the Kasungu District...

Ecology and Care in Philippines

The chemical agricultural business has arrived in full force, promising the world; conditions are but a whisper. The promise of a fortune wins many followers and for most it...

Malawi’s Ecology Saviours

“We want our dreams to be so big they scare us”, says Adrian Makasa Chikwamo SJ, a Zambian Jesuit who is Director of the Jesuit Centre of Ecology and...

Farming Provides a Social Network

This precarious situation and the long history of war and conflict inspired the Society of Jesus in Eastern Africa in 2010 to open a new project to empower South...