Fr David Holdcroft SJ, the Professional and Post-Secondary Education Specialist at JRS, is leading the Pathfinder initiative, a programme enable refugees to reach their educational and professional potential.
Every Tuesday the JRS Frans van der Lugt Centre in Bourj Hammoud, Lebanon hosts a cooking session with Chef Dalal, a Syrian refugee from Aleppo famous for her delicious cooking.
Children’s testimonies from HOPE, one of six Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) supported by JRS in Cox’s Bazar, the world’s largest refugee settlement.
2018 has not been easy for refugees. Pope Francis’s invitation to welcome, protect, promote, and integrate forcibly displaced people has fallen on deaf ears in many places, including parts of the Catholic Church. Yet there is hope.
Catherine works as a volunteer at a detention centre for migrants in Porto, Portugal. Her work involves providing psychosocial support, walking side by side with migrants, providing empathy and companionship in circumstances that are stressful and difficult.
The Jesuit Refugee Service sat down with Fr Conrado Zepeda Miramontes SJ, the analysis coordinator for the Jesuit Service for Migrants (SJM) and the Jesuit Refugee Service JRS Mexico to get his insight on the current migrant situation.
JRS International Director’s Statement Urging Support for the Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration
Khudeda thought he would never see his family again after surviving the Yazidi genocide. Now that he has been reunited with his daughter Magina, he promises not to lose hope again. This Christmas nurture a brighter future for refugees.
New initiatives from the Angolan State are having a huge impact on refugees and migrants. JRS Angola is working hard to support the affected community.