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AJANews 115 – January 2013

Journeying together towards Life to the full – AJAN will be publishing weekly Lenten reflections on this website.  Read more

AJAN e-learning survey – AJAN is looking to assess the need for a regional distance-learning programme on HIV/AIDS. We are asking all Jesuits, collaborators and others currently working in this area or who have interest in working in it in the future, to complete a survey. Read more…

AJAN and Paulines publish new book – AIDS, 30 Years Down the Line – Faith-based Reflections about the Epidemic in Africa, the latest book to be co-published by the African Jesuit AIDS Network (AJAN) and Paulines Publications Africa, is out. Read more

Thirty years of conversion – How the Catholic Church responded to HIV in the 30 years since the discovery of HIV? This was the question for a three-day conference held in South Africa from 20 to 22 January 2013. Read more

Why AJAN? – Kevin Kelly, a novice in the Jesuit Province of English Canada, explains why he welcomes the opportunity to do his “Long Experiment” at AJAN. Read more…

Zimbabwe: Touching souls, healing lives – “The workshop has made me come to terms with myself. I realised I had issues with the death of my mother and blamed God and my relatives for it. I know now that it’s me who has to change and be well with myself.” Read more

“Go and do likewise” is the theme chosen by Pope Benedict XVI for the 21st World Day of the Sick to be celebrated on 11 February, the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. 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)