JCAM -JRS NetworkingMeeting

The Jesuit Conference Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) Director of Justice and Ecology and the Jesuit Refugee Service Regional Directors held their at Hekima University College ,School of Theology on 11th November 2018. The purpose of the meeting was to explore ways of building a stronger, more coordinated and functional network for migrants and refugees. The […]

JENA learning best practices from Miller Center : Accelerating entrepreneurship to end poverty and protect environment through business plans.

Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network in Africa and Madagascar (JENA) held its maiden social entrepreneur workshop at Center Cristus in Rwanda Kigali from the 26th to 30th November 2018. The workshop was conducted by Miller Center for Social entrepreneurship from the United States (US) and the director of the Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network in […]

Thematic Social Forum on Mining and Extractivist Economy: an outstanding success that builds a platform for continuity

  In the face of an intensifying assault on nature, the relentless drive to displace people from their lands for mining and other extractivist projects as well as the assault on workers rights, the Thematic Social Forum on mining and extractivist economy was timely. The threat posed by the rise of the far right in […]

2025 Targets to Step Up Climate Action

Ahead of COP24, the WBG announced a major new set of climate targets for 2021-2025, doubling its current 5-year investments to around $200 billion in support for countries to take ambitious climate action, with a strong focus on increasing adaptation; leveraging private sector finance and supporting increased systemic climate action at the country level. » […]

Remodelling JCAM Social Ministries Workshop

  Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network JENA  is partnering with Santa Clara University’s Miller Centre for Social Entrepreneurship to foster entrepreneurial approaches to the (impact and business) models of the centres and the network itself and to develop its capacity to deliver social enterprise training programmes. This partnership will create and direct the “Jesuit Initiative […]

The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa and Madagascar Condemn the Brutal Murder of Fr. Victor-Luke Odhiambo SJ

          Nairobi, Monday, 19 November, 2018   Press statement:   The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa and Madagascar Condemn the Brutal Murder of Fr. Victor-Luke Odhiambo, SJ – a Jesuit Priest in Cueibet, South Sudan – and call for Justice, Reconciliation, Peace and a Complete Disarmament in South Sudan   […]

CERAP ON INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTERGRAL ECOLOGY

On Wednesday October 17th 2018, the CERAP – Jesuit University and social center in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire- hosted a conference on future of work: labour after laudato si. Participants from Côte d’Ivoire Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso, Tchad and France joined the conference. These included the students and people of various professional background.   The conference was […]

SHEDDING MORE LIGHT TO TAX JUSTICE -UPHOLDING TAX JUSTICE

What is Tax Justice? Tax justice simply means fairer systems for taxing. It is certainly not a new concept as it has been addressed by early writers dealing with taxation, especially those who proposed ideas of equity or progressive taxes.  However, it has become a greater issue globally as taxes are being advocated for in […]

TAX JUSTICE REPORT

The issues of poverty and taxes affect everybody in Kenya, though in varying degrees. This makes them matters of concern for the government and the citizens of the country. This research on “Tax Justice and Poverty: narrowing the wealth gap and reducing public dependence on external financing”, therefore deals with these issues in the specific […]

JRS Malawi Holds “Naweza” Conference to empower girls Dzaleka

At the beginning of September this year, the first ever Naweza Girls Conference was held at Dzaleka Refugee camp in Malawi in the Red Cross Hall last month. The conference was part of the Naweza project, a partnership between the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) and the Fidel Götz Foundation that aims to empower refugee girls, […]

Jesuits in South Sudan Turn guns into garden

Training about good governance and citizen participation for 2018 election preparation.

The mission of the Centre Social Arrupe is to promote research of sustainable solutions to the Malagasy society issues, in favor and with the poor, in the economic, political, sociocultural and ecologic dimensions. The training about good governance and citizen participation for election preparation aims at dealing with sustainable solution in terms of politic and […]

MAINSTREAMING PEACE EDUCATION IN JESUIT SCHOOLS, A LEARNING PARTNERSHIP

The Justice and Ecology Office (JEO) of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar in collaboration with AEGIS Trust of UK and Rwanda is holding workshop on a learning partnership between the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and AEGIS Trust within the frame of the Aegis Trust Learning Programme to develop manuals for embedding peace […]

Launch of JASCNet Strategic Plan

The JCAM Social Ministries’ Annual Meeting was held in Zambia from 4th August to 6th August 2018. This year’s Annual Meeting marked the launch of the JASCNET Strategic Plan 2019-2023 which was flagged off by the JCAM President, Fr. Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, SJ who was in attendance throughout the meeting. Delegates at the meeting discussed […]

The JCAM Social Ministries (JSM) Annual Meeting

DAY ONE The JCAM Social Ministries (JSM) Annual Meeting is currently being held at Kasisi Retreat in Lusaka, Zambia. It started on Saturday, 4th August 2018 and will end on  6th August 2018. The JCAM President, Fr. Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, SJ is in attendance and opened the gathering by encouraging the attendants to make the […]

Urumuri’s Efforts to Ease Access to Information on Development and Social Justice

Imagine what the world would be without libraries? Libraries are so crucial when it comes to information and knowledge. Without libraries, we may never have traced histories of our past or learn about inventions that happened in the past. Everything would have been forgotten. Libraries stores information thus we can pass from one generation to […]

Jesuit Centre for Leadership Development (JCLD) in Collaboration with AEGIS offered leadership course to young people in Zambia

On Friday 13th July , 2018 a group of 50 young people received certificates of training after they completed a yearlong leadership development programme dubbed ‘Purpose driven Leadership Development Programme (PLDP) under the aegis of the Jesuit Centre for Leadership Development (JCLD) in Lusaka, Zambia. The PLDP is a response to the need to develop […]

Jesuit Hakimani Centre improving equity and faireness in water management in Garissa County

Jesuit Hakimani Center has been working with the select Religious Leaders, Civil Society Organizations, and Water Service Providers to improve equity and fairness in water management for communities most affected by the adverse climate in Garissa County. Severe water scarcity in Garissa County is associated with extreme climate variability and deficiencies in water governance. In […]