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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.
30 Aug, 2019

Christella is a 13-year-old girl who has been living in Dzaleka refugee camp in Malawi for almost three years. Christella is passionate about education and opportunities for girls such as herself.

Christella is passionate about education and opportunities for girls such as herself.
20 Aug, 2019

JRS Ireland’s Fáilte Project recognised as a model of good practice for supporting and enhancing the mental health and wellbeing of asylum seekers.

15 Aug, 2019

JRS began a project in 2018 to provide psychosocial support and protection in the Rimenze camp for IDPs near Yambio, South Sudan. JRS advocates for local IDPs, assessing their needs and reporting concerns to relevant authorities.

A view of the Rimenze IDP camp near Yambio, South Sudan. (Jesuit Refugee Service)
09 Aug, 2019

Most Yazidis feel they have been forgotten. JRS shares their stories so their voices are heard.

07 Aug, 2019

On 3 August 2014 ISIS launched a genocide against the Yazidis living in Sinjar, northern Iraq, which led to the death and disappearance of thousands. After being liberated, Bahar still has not been able to find out the fate of most of her family.