Tag: Education

teacher training in maban, south sudan. mean attend training class

Day of Education 2024

On January 24th, the United Nations proclaimed International Day of Education which is a day of reflection and celebration of the impact education and schooling has on communities worldwide...
Teachers training. Two men sit at a school desk looking over a paper or textbook

World Teacher Day 2023

World Teachers’ Day has been celebrated since 1996 and it commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers (you can read that:...

Rumbek – a bright future ahead

Visiting Akol Jal on the outskirts of Rumbek, South Sudan was very moving. As Headteacher James Majang showed us around the Multi-educational and Agricultural Jesuit Institute in South Sudan...
John poses with families in Lebanon

International Day of Families 2023

Back in 1993, the General Assembly decided in a resolution that 15th May of every year should be observed as The International Day of Families. This day provides an opportunity...

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...

Syrians struggle against the bitter cold

“Where did Fadi go?”, was my question, as I turned around to discover that Fadi who was my guide in a extremely poor neighbourhood of Damascus was no longer...

Upendo is all you need

I sit here wondering how I can express just how moving and inspiring our latest project visits were as Emer, our Programmes officer, and I visited Nairobi, Kenya in...
school girls pose and smile for a group photo in their school uniforms

World Gratitude Day 2022

On World Gratitude Day we take a moment to thank all our supporters. In 1977, World Gratitude Day was born and supported by Sri Chinmoy and the Peace Meditations...
Children from Upendo programme hug in the classroom

International Youth Day 2022

The theme of #IYD2022 is intergenerational solidarity and the recognition that both older and younger generations have more in common then one would think. To achieve the Sustainable Development...
Tim in group photo with children receiving school supplies

Supporting Girl’s Education in Nigeria

Tim Flynn, our monitoring and evaluation advisor, writes about his recent visit to Nigeria highlighting our work on children’s education, especially focused on girls.  This Thursday, 16th June 2022,...

Build a classroom and change lives forever

MAJIS, South Sudan. Back in 2014, IJI funded the Multi-educational and Agricultural Jesuit Institute of South Sudan (MAJIS). In partnership with the Jesuits of East Africa, IJI sought to...

Stepping stones for a brighter future

St Joseph’s primary school, Kasungu, Malawi. Back in 2010, the first classroom blocks were built for the local children surrounding St Joseph’s parish in Kasungu, Malawi. The school was...