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27 Feb, 2024

JRS is opening an early childhood education centre and a multi-purpose community centre in Mozambique to serve displaced children.

JRS is opening an early childhood education centre and a multi-purpose community centre in Mozambique to serve displaced children.
22 Feb, 2024

After two years, the crisis in Ukraine is still ongoing, requiring an evolving response to meet the changing needs of refugees and IDPs.

After two years of conflict in Ukraine, JRS with Jesuit partners, is committed to providing long-term support to people fleeing violence. JRS team in Ukraine providing support to people on the ground after two years of conflict (Sergi Camara/Jesuit Refugee Service)
31 Jan, 2024

Victor Setibo, JRS Country Director in the Democratic Republic of the Congo describes the response JRS is providing following the escalation of the conflict in the country.

JRS country director in the Democratic Republic of the Congo describes the response JRS is providing following the escalation of the conflict. A woman walking in the territory of Masisi, in the eastern province of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) (Sergi Camara/Entreculturas).
24 Jan, 2024

The right to education is a lifeline for refugees and displaced persons. It provides stability and a sense of normalcy, and fosters lasting peace.

Girls attending class at a school in Goz Beida, Chad. Education is a lifeline for refugees and displaced persons. It provides stability and a sense of normalcy, and fosters lasting peace.
09 Jan, 2024

Living as a Sri Lankan in Tamil Nadu hasn’t been easy for Selva. Today, as JRS Field Officer, she’s striving to improve refugee-host community relations through art performances.

Selva, JRS field officer in Tamil Nadu, India. Selva is a Peace Artisan. She conducted awareness-raising programmes in the form of art performances to build peaceful relationships.
02 Jan, 2024

In Addis Ababa, Kifah employs artistic performances to promote encounters and nurture peaceful relationships among young people. She is a Peace Artisan.

Kifah, a Sudanese refugee living in Ethiopia, who promotes peace through art performances. Kifah, a Sudanese refugee living in Ethiopia, promotes peace through artistic performances. She is a Peace Artisan.
26 Dec, 2023

Pastora is a Community Leader in the Panorama, a neighborhood where many displaced people found refuge amid many challenges.

Pastora, a community leader in the Panorama, neighbourhood, in Soacha, a town at the outskirts of Bogotá, Colombia. Pastora is a Peace Artisan. She works to weave threads of unity in her community in Colombia, with the hope of building a future of peace.
19 Dec, 2023

Chantal is a Peace Artisan. She participates in JRS’s Welcome project, accompanying people seeking asylum in France.

Chantal is a Peace Artisan. She participates in JRS's "Welcome project," accompanying people seeking asylum in France.
12 Dec, 2023

Maïmouna is a Peace Artisans. Through education, she tries to keep displaced children away from being a target for non-static armed groups, promoting a future of peace in Lake Chad.

Maïmouna is the head of the education project JRS has in Bagasola, Lake Chad region. Maïmouna is a Peace Artisan. Through education, she tries to promote a future of peace for children in Lake Chad.