News and Stories
A day with Marceline, from the JRS’s health department, as she visits sick refugees who struggle to access health care in South Africa.
Fr Thomas H. Smolich SJ, JRS International Director, reminds us that hope is a grace that allows us to live today believing in the future in his year-end letter.
Through her dedication to teaching and her love for her students, Roi San now helps displaced children grow as persons, too.
UN member states, together with private businesses, nonprofits and nongovernmental organisations (including JRS) will gather to address the current refugee situation at the first ever Global Refugee Forum.
Forced to flee Syria, after war broke out eight years ago, teenage Gharam still longs to return home. In the JRS school she attends, however, she has discovered a welcoming oasis.
In London, where destitute and homeless refugees sometimes sleep on the streets, JRS is extending hospitality and home placements to displaced persons far from home.
Despite their traumatic past, refugee women found the strength to learn how to read and write through JRS literacy courses and to encourage other women to rebuild their lives.
Ja Aung teaches mathematics to students in three different grade levels. She began teaching two years ago after graduating from a Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS)-supported teacher training course.
We join Superior General Fr Arturo Sosa SJ in his message of gratitude to the thousands of dedicated JRS companions, benefactors, and partners in mission.