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AJANews 138 - February 2015

Renewing our commitment to “a faith that does justice” - AIDS is first and foremost an urgent challenge to social justice rather than a merely medical problem... Read more

Kenya: National dialogue pledges joint action against stigma - People living with HIV in Kenya are still subject to high levels of stigma and some still shun treatment as a result. A national survey based on “lived experiences” rated stigma and discrimination in Kenya at 45%... Read more

Kenya: Creating safe spaces for people with HIV - The Jesuit parish of St Joseph the Worker in Kangemi, on the outskirts of Nairobi, runs the Uzima program for people living with HIV. Uzima has 45 men and 67 women in support groups... Read more

From herds-boy to Jesuit deacon - The dream that I wished to come true about 15 years ago came to realization on Valentine’s Day this year. On 14 February, I and 17 other African Jesuits were ordained deacons, which is a significant step towards priesthood... Read more

 

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    Today, in solidarity, we join our brothers and sisters throughout the world to commemorate women, men and children who have died as a result of HIV and AIDS and to express our closeness and support to those among us who are infected and affected by the disease...Read More 

     
  • Young Adolescents Sensitized on HIV in Kayole’s Soweto in Nairobi’s Informal Settlement

    Forty two young adolescents and youth aged 9 and 20 years from Bethsaida children Centre and Imani Children Home were mentored on peer influence, making responsible choices and HIV and AIDS ...Read More

     
  • Religious Leaders Commemorate Universal Children’s Day in Kenya

    AJAN, together with religious leaders from different faith backgrounds, children and youth were brought together for an interfaith breakfast meeting to reflect on pediatric HIV and Tuberculosis (TB) prevention, testing and Treatment...Read More

     
  • Meet Fr. Védaste Nkeshimana, the New Director of Service Yezu Mwiza, Burundi

    The new Director of Service Yezu Mwiza (SYM), Fr. Védaste NKESHIMANA, SJ describes himself as a simple person who loves truthfulness. He would do anything in his power to avoid any form of injustice especially to the poor and vulnerable population...Read More

     
  • Testimonies of HIV Positive Teens Effective amongst Teen Peers at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School, Kibera Slums-Nairobi

    John is 17 years old, HIV positive and living positively. He has lived with the virus since childhood. He gladly shares about his life experiences living with the virus...Read More


  • Teens' Sharing on HIV and AIDS at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School in Nairobi


  • Religious Leaders Commemorate Universal Children's Day in Kenya 


  • AJAN HIV and AIDS Prevention Programme (AHAPPY) training in Nairobi's Urban Informal Settlement in Kayole-Soeto
     
     
     

About AJAN

Jesuits across sub-Saharan Africa reach out daily to people affected by AIDS and seek to prevent the spread of HIV. The African Jesuit AIDS Network (AJAN) coordinates their efforts, inspired by the vision: Empowered individuals, families, and communities working towards an HIV and AIDS free society and fullness of life (cfr John 10:10)