New Computer Lab in Wau School

Loyola Secondary School in Wau, South Sudan is building a computer lab for its students to provide them with the practical skills they need to supplement their theoretical knowledge...

Release Human Rights Defender Stan Swamy SJ

Stan Swamy SJ is an 83-year-old human rights defender in India. He has worked for five decades with marginalised and vulnerable communities, especially the indigenous Adivasi peoples and the...

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...

Teachers Building Peace in Maban

Two years ago, Basamat Osman Tome, a woman from Blue Nile State in Sudan was training to be a teacher with JRS in Maban South Sudan. She was hopeful...

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...

Clean Water in Kangemi

Thank you to everyone who generously donated to our Tippy Taps Appeal, which gave clean water for handwashing to communities in several countries across East Africa. Two neighbouring parishes...

Lenten Celebrations at Wau School

“For us here at Loyola Secondary School we started our Lenten Season with the second lockdown due to the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic. Our Ash Wednesday mass was...

IJI Commitment to Safeguarding

In light of the historic abuses in Ireland and the re-opening of deep wounds, survivors are at the forefront in their advocacy for justice. The naming of perpetrators of...

Yemeni Refugees in Jordan

Jordan hosts hundreds of thousands of refugees from surrounding countries including Iraq, Palestine and Syria. It also hosts a sizeable refugee population from Yemen, a country people are forced...