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AJANews 112 - October 2012

In this issue of AJANews, we bring you news about a successful joint initiative that saw the Jesuit AIDS Project (JAP) in Zimbabwe sharing its expertise in youth development with Chikuni parish in rural Zambia. From Rwanda, a Jesuit shares his moving testimony of accompanying people with HIV. And we feature agricultural income-generation as a healthy means of self-sustainability.

Working together: A veteran team of trainers from the Harare-based Jesuit AIDS Project (JAP) recently conducted a successful workshop for young people in a rural parish in Zambia... Read more

Why can't I be like them? Twenty-two-year-old Mainga Munsanje, a peer educator with the Chikuni Parish HBC, shares her experience of the JAP workshop... Read more

Listen, listen, listen: Fr Bernard Karerwa SJ has learned that one of the single most important things you can do when trying to help people with HIV is simply to listen... Read more

Sowing seeds of hope: Sustainable agriculture projects are ideal income-generating activities, meeting both the need to earn an income and the need for cheap, nutritious food, especially vital for people with HIV... Read more

Latest News

  • World AIDS Day Message 2018

    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)