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AJANews 139 - April 2015

Rwanda: Rediscovering a zest for life - The young woman approached Suzanne tentatively. “I want to ask you something,” she said shyly. “I have no family, will you be my aunt please?” Suzanne had first seen Chantal (not her real name) the day before, when she met a group of widows. Chantal’s life was destroyed during the genocide against Tutsis in Rwanda in 1994: she was widowed, raped and infected with HIV... Read more

AHAPPY: What am I for? - “AHAPPY is trying to shape us into people who love God, our neighbours and ourselves.” Eric is enthusiastic as he talks about the AJAN HIV and AIDS Prevention Program for Youth... Read more

Zambia: The path of life - Darrin Zammit Lupi is a photojournalist from Malta who generously volunteers to photograph AJAN projects across Africa. Darrin takes photos for Reuters, which has published this blog about a recent visit to the home-based care project of Chikuni Parish in southern Zambia... Read more

AJAN Lenten reflections: the full series for 2015 may be accessed here.

Latest News

  • The Centre Culturel Loyola (CCL) and Centre Espérance Loyola (CEL) in Lome, Togo Have a New Director Fr. Desiré Yamuremye

    Lome-Togo: September, 2018: Appointed by the Provincial of West Africa in accordance with the Regional Superior of Rwanda-Burundi Region, Fr. Desiré Yamuremye is now the new Director of CEL ... Read More

     
  • AHAPPY Training in St. Ignatius of Loyola-Dodoma

    Dodoma-Tanzania: September, 2018: Several youth in St. Ignatius of Loyola at Kiwanja Cha Ndege Parish in Dodoma received a seminar on HIV and AIDS. Participants reflected on God’s love for man, disasters facing the world, sexually transmitted diseases and how youth could live responsibly...Read More

     
  • Improving Livelihoods of Vulnerable Women in Lome, Togo

    Lome-Togo: September, 2018: 55 beneficiaries, mainly vulnerable women from households infected and affected by HIV and AIDS in Agoè-Nyivè, in Lome, have received training on entrepreneurship and Income Generating Activities (IGA)...Read More

     
  • G-Djeaye Educational Camp for CEL Youth

    Lome-Togo: September, 2018: 57 young youth and seven trainers participated in the G-Djeaye MAGIS 2018 summer camp in Atakpamé 160 kilometers away from Lomé, at Our Lady of Africa College... Read More

     
  • MAGIS Collaborates with CEL to Support Vulnerable Women and Youth in Togo

    Lome-Togo: September, 2018: A spirit of collaboration was strengthened when MAGIS visited Centre of Hope Loyola between July and August, 2018. Led by Mrs Sabrina Arturo, MAGIS team had an extensive learning opportunity...Read More


  • Fr. Desiré Yamuremye, new Director, CEL


  • MAGIS Visits CEL

  • Supporting Women Livelihoods in Lome
     
     

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)