Tag: Education

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...
mother with child in South Sudan

The Road Ahead for Irish Jesuits International

We’ve been reflecting as a team on our year just past, in preparing our Annual Report and planning for the launch of our new Strategic Framework 2022-2027. Sitting at...

Build A Classroom. Change Lives

In Akol Jal, a rural village in South Sudan, children as young as 6 need to walk 12km to get to the nearest primary school. Such a journey is...

I Am Because We Are

To be asked to write on your jubilee is both shocking and humbling. Shocking in realising how fast the years have passed. I am becoming an old man. Humbling...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Walking with Basamat

Broadcaster and journalist Susan Cahill visited South Sudan early in 2020, just before global Covid-19 travel restrictions came into place and closed the borders. Since then, lockdown measures and...