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AJANews 140 – May 2015

 

AJAN House, the coordinating hub of the African Jesuit AIDS Network (AJAN) based in Kangemi, Nairobi, often welcomes young Jesuits for placements as part of their formation. In this issue of AJANews, we bring you the reflections of Daniel from Canada and Martin from Nigeria. We also share the testimony of Elizabeth (pictured above) from Mirror of Hope, a faith-based organisation in Kibera supported by AJAN that has greatly impressed Dan and Martin.

I received things I will hold onto all my life - Daniel Kraemer has just spent five months at AJAN House in Nairobi as part of his program as a Jesuit novice. He shares his experience... Read more

Matching my perceptions to reality - Martin Ihezie SJ from the Jesuit Province of North-West Africa arrived at AJAN House in Nairobi in January 2015 to do his regency – a practical placement between studies. He shares his perceptions so far... Read more 

The struggle to be self-supporting - Forty-six-year-old Elizabeth Kasim from Kibera is a member of Mirror of Hope. She is single-handedly raising her two children plus the three children of her brother who died... Read more

 

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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)