News and Stories
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.
he Arrupe Women’s Skills Centre offers vocational training to refugees, asylum seekers, and local women. The beneficiaries can attend hairdressing, beauty, computer, and English classes.
After living in the isolated Lóvua settlement for two years, the new democratic elections in DRC and promises of opportunities and security encouraged many refugees to go back home.
Heavy rain and severe flooding have had devastating impacts last week on camps for refugees and internally displaced people in Maban, South Sudan, where JRS serves.
JRS Europe and partners launches CHANGE, a project that brings together students, teachers, and refugees to share experiences and build a society in which everyone is welcome and can participate.