AJANews 116 - February 2013

Easter appeal 2013: Help women with HIV live life to the full - Throughout this season of Lent, we will introduce you to women with HIV who are striving towards Life to the full in Kenya and Burkina Faso. We’ll let you know how you can join our efforts to help them and their families... Read more

Madagascar: Taking care and prevention to the people - A casual glance at the national prevalence rate in Madagascar doesn’t elicit much cause for concern: officially less than 1% of the population is HIV-positive, so it would appear AIDS is well under control. So why do the Jesuits in Madagascar have a wide-ranging project dedicated to HIV/AIDS? ... Read more

Tanzania: Investing in young people for a better future - In Dodoma, one of Tanzania’s main cities, not a few young people come from families impoverished by AIDS and take care of affected relatives. A serious lack of opportunities for first-time job seekers deepens widespread poverty and could heighten the HIV risk for young people... Read more

AJAN attends spirituality conference in Geneva: AJAN Coordinator Paterne Mombe SJ recently attended an international conference in Geneva that aimed to develop recommendations on integrating spirituality into healthcare systems worldwide... 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)