Tag: Health & Wellbeing

World Health Day 2022

Every year a theme is chosen that highlights the concerns or priorities of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Unsurprisingly COVID19 remains a top priority but alongside the viral pandemic...

World Water Day 2022

On World Water Day, we look back on our projects that focused on health and wellbeing.   As they say, ‘water is the source of life’ (and whiskey too!) and...

Ukraine Crisis: Help Refugees on the Frontline

In Europe we are witnessing Russian tyranny as war takes root in Ukraine with lives and families torn apart in distressing scenes across the media. At IJI we are...

Ukraine Crisis Appeal

Russian aggression against Ukraine has forced thousands to flee from war and violence. Innocent civilians are tragically caught in the crossfire and travel to neighbouring borders of Poland, Romania,...

Smiles and laughter through the bitter cold

Syrian Winter Appeal update These past winter months have placed children and their families in harsh and dire living conditions as sub-zero temperatures has meant Syrians in poor insulated...
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...

No Mother Should Need to Choose Between Food and Clothing

For most people in war-torn Syria, the biggest danger is no longer bombs and bullets, it is poverty. The gap between income and the cost of basic necessities is...

IJI Ethiopia Emergency Appeal

The violent conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia has caused an immense humanitarian crisis in the region. Many people have been forced to leave their homes and are in great need....

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...

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...

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...

What led to the conflict in Tigray?

Ethiopia has had a complicated history in a region that has seen much conflict down the years, especially among its neighbours in Eritrea, Somalia and Sudan.  Kevin Carroll gives...