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07 Jun, 2019

Ngisti Zeleke has dedicated a portion of her life’s work to helping forcibly displaced women. She currently serves as a hygiene teacher and instructs others how to make soft, reusable, easy to clean, cotton sanitary pads.

Students sit in the sanitary pad class. (Jesuit Refugee Service)
31 May, 2019

JRS has implemented a new monitoring and evaluation technique which focuses on the outcomes and impact of our services through stories of change. At a recent workshop in Lebanon, Omar, a Syrian refugee, reflected on the impact JRS’s services had on his life.

A man shares his story from his apartment in Beirut. (Fr Don Doll SJ / Jesuit Refugee Service)
24 May, 2019

On the feast of Our Lady of the Way, Father General renews the commitment of JRS for the poor and the excluded.

A JRS staff member listens to a student in the plumbing vocational class at the Melkadida refugee camp, Ethiopia. (Christian Fuchs/Jesuit Refugee Service)
23 May, 2019

The Jesuit Refugee Service is happy to announce the release of our new logo today as we seek to respond in even more effective ways to the unprecedented scale of the global refugee situation.

15 May, 2019

Normilah, an IDP in the Philippines, shares the lessons she learned from war.

JRS Philippines Project Officer, Liezl, and Normilah discussing about the Women Advocate for Peace Project in Lanao del Norte (Jesuit Refugee Service)
08 May, 2019

Lukas Gilius, the finance assistant at the JRS international office in Rome, reflects on his trip to southern Africa where he visited projects in Malawi and Pretoria.

JRS staff visit a refugee camp in Malawi. (Jesuit Refugee Service)
05 May, 2019

As Ramadan begins, JRS calls on communities of all faiths to embrace the gift of forgiveness.

In Lebanon during Ramadan, Syrian refugee students and their parents came together for an Iftar at the Frans van der Lugt Centre in Bourj Hammoud. The event was also attended by the centre’s Iraqi Christian families, who brought homemade biryani for their Muslim community members to enjoy – a gesture of peace and solidarity. (Jesuit Refugee Service)
02 May, 2019

Basamat Osman Atom, a student of the JRS South Sudan Teacher Training programme, shares her story of receiving an education on the run, and how she wants to use her skills to improve opportunities for the entire community.

Basamat Osman Atom, from the Blue Nile region of Sudan, is training to be a teacher with the support of JRS in Maban, South Sudan (Jesuit Refugee Service)
24 Apr, 2019

JRS has implemented a new monitoring and evaluation technique which focuses on the outcomes and impact of our services through stories of change. At a recent workshop in Lebanon, Noor, a Syrian refugee, reflected on the impact JRS’s services had on her life.

Women and their children come together in Lebanon to share stories. (Jesuit Refugee Service)