AJANews 114 - December 2012

For a Christmas that augurs a great future and hope - a message from Fr Paterne Mombe SJ, AJAN Coordinator. As I write my Christmas message, my thoughts go to some children I visited a year ago in an orphanage set up by the Jesuits and a religious congregation in Fonte Boa, Mozambique. Read more

Kenya: Parish campaign promotes zero mother-to-child transmission - Around 460 people did an HIV test thanks to a door-to-door campaign organised by the Jesuit parish in a poor Nairobi suburb with the aim of promoting zero mother-to-child transmission. Read more

Zambia: Home care programme invests in capacity building of people with HIV - Meet Gregory Hazele, an HBC team leader in Chikuni and one of the team’s agricultural extension officers.

Ireland: Jesuit recognised for AIDS work in Africa - Fr Michael J. Kelly SJ, a well-known researcher, speaker and writer on AIDS in Africa, recently received another award in his native country Ireland. Read more