News and Stories

18 Oct, 2019

JRS requests the immediate suspension of all hostilities and the protection of civilians in North East Syria.

14 Oct, 2019

Integration House “Pedro Arrupe” is a shelter designed to accommodate vulnerable unaccompanied children who have been separated from their families.

08 Oct, 2019

Raising a family with two young boys in Venezuela was becoming exceptionally difficult for Yorbelys and Rafael, a young couple from Portuguesa.

Yorbelys and Rafael found a community with the other families in the JRS-funded shelter in Quito, Ecuador.
04 Oct, 2019

Estefani was pregnant when she left Venezuela in order to provide adequate care for her baby. She could not find the prenatal care she needed during pregnancy.

Estefani had to leave Argentina while she was pregnant.
27 Sep, 2019

When we accompany refugees, we make room for tenderness, compassion, and generosity – in other words, we learn to love.

19 Sep, 2019

There is one formal primary school in the camp, and a secondary school. For every 87 students there is only one teacher.

Perfect and three other young women from Dzaleka refugee camp are now studying at the Catholic University of Malawi. (Jesuit Refugee Service)
13 Sep, 2019

Claudine is a young woman from Burundi who volunteers as a community social worker for the Naweza (Swahili for “I can”) Project in Dzaleka refugee camp.

Claudine volunteers as a community social worker for the Naweza project in Dzaleka refugee camp.
09 Sep, 2019

Rosemary had to leave most of her family behind in South Sudan to find safety. Today, she is a student at a JRS-supported school in northern Uganda.

Itula Secondary School was founded by the the local community in 1996 with support from JRS (Jesuit Refugee Service)
02 Sep, 2019

Read the impact the Naweza scholarship programme is having on the lives of refugee girls in Malawi.

Faraja is a recipient of the Naweza scholarship.