Tag: Sustainable and resilient communities

volunteer sam in field of fruit trees listening to farmers

Volunteer blog: Chimbalu Model Village

Last week we were welcomed into a rural farming community that JCED assists. Before JCED’s involvement they weren’t knowledgeable on the practice of sustainable agriculture. For instance, they had...

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...
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...

JCED Combats Climate Change Effects in Malawi

Since Covid-19 restrictions came into place in eary 2020, the nature of my role has fundamentally changed. Instead of site visits to different countries to see and report on...

“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...

JCED – Evaluating it’s effectiveness in women’s empowerment

Our valued partner, the Jesuit Centre for Ecology and Development (JCED), has just completed their in-depth Effectiveness Review today, conducted by ‘Out of the Box’, commissioned by our donor,...

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...

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...

Impact of Flood Relief in Maban

From July to October 2019, Maban in South Sudan experienced flooding at a severity not witnessed since the early 1980s. Families from both refugee and host communities in the...

Eco Stoves Protect the Environment

The Jesuit Centre for Ecology and Development (JCED) in Malawi is distributing locally made fuel-efficient ceramic cooking stoves, known as chitetezo mbaula, among poor households in the Kasungu District...