JRS Maban

Sudan Refugee Crisis

As you may have seen in recent headlines, violence has erupted in Sudan and tensions continue to rise risking civil war. A power struggle is at the centre of...
Caravan of hope members holding hands in circle outside

World Earth Day 2023

This year, the theme for World Earth Day is focused on ‘Mother Earth’ who for decades now has been calling out for our help and action to protect her...
women farmers in South Sudan gathering water at a village borehole

World Health Day 2023

Water is something we often take for granted on this side of the world but it is not only critical for our health but has a domino effect on...

Earth Hour 2023

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)...
water tank for school in South Sudan

World Water Day 2023

World Water Day is UN global initiative and this year’s theme is “Accelerating change” focused on protecting and conserving the Earth’s freshwater. Groundwater is a vital resource that provides almost half...
women water crops in a field. they wear brightly coloured dresses.

International Women’s Day 2023

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 with all...
Group photo outside - regional coordination group meeting pose for photo.

Volunteering with JRS Europe

Volunteer Philip Buckley, a past pupil from Coláiste Iognáid, shares his experience on placement in Belgium. Having moved to Brussels in April, Philip volunteered with JRS Europe and writes...
JRS support staff meeting.

Inclusion in Maban

Inclusion is a word that can mean a lot of different things to different people. For some, it is about belonging and feeling included within their community, for others...
collapsed building in Aleppo. aftermath of earthquake.

Syrian Appeal: Hellish Times

It’s been just over a week since a 7.8 degrees magnitude earthquake struck southern Turkey, near Syria’s northern border. Affecting thousands in Homs, Al-Kafroun, Damascus and Aleppo. As of...

Syria Needs You

The situation for thousands in Syria is dire as an earthquake last week has caused mass displacement. Since October last year we have been supporting JRS MENA and  JRS...

World Radio Day 2023

Since 2011, Member States of UNESCO declared the 13th February World Radio Day to signify its importance as a powerful medium for celebrating humanity in all its diversity and...

Syria Earthquake Appeal

Irish Jesuits International has launched an appeal to help those impacted by the devastating earthquakes in Syria on Monday, 6 February 2023. You can phone 00 353 1 8366509...