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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

  • 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)