Tag: South Sudan

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...
women farmers water crops in South Sudan

Earth Day 2022

“African nations are responsible for an estimated 4% of greenhouse gas emissions, but are increasingly on the frontlines of the most devastating climate impacts, including lethal droughts and floods”...
woman farmer, Deborah Eyath interviewed in Akol Jal

Earth Hour 2022: How Climate change is impacting vulnerable communities

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)...

Celebrating women in JRS and in History

On this International Women’s Day it is good that we once again take time to honour the wonderful women in our lives. You know better than I the many...

International Women’s Day 2022

Today is 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...

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...

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...

“Mary Has Become Very Dear To Me’

A long term donor of IJI has shared with us how the contrast between her life and the life of a woman in South Sudan has inspired her to...

Graduation Ceremony in Rumbek

The St Peter Claver Ecological Training Centre in Rumbek, South Sudan held its 12th Graduation Ceremony on 25th June.

Covid-19 Effects and Response in South Sudan

Allan Ggita SJ [Director of Development, Jesuits Eastern Africa], updates us about the situation in South Sudan, which is similar across Eastern Africa where people’s daily struggles have been...

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...

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...