AJANews 117 - March 2013

AJAN Easter appeal – Help women with HIV in Kenya live Life to the full - Imagine you can’t pay the rent, let alone your children’s school fees. You don’t even have money to buy food. You’d love to work but there is simply no opportunity to do so. Click here to read more of the last installment of AJAN's Easter appeal.

Pilgrimage to raise funds for AJAN - Kevin Kelly writes: This spring, I will be walking the Camino de Santiago de Compostela along with my fellow novice, Erik Sorensen, and our novice director of the Canadian Jesuit provinces, Fr Erik Oland SJ. Read more

AJAN moves towards regional advocacy - If we are to succeed in helping people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS to have “life to the full”, then defending their rights must be an integral part of our ministry. Read more

Focus on AHAPPY: Testing AJAN’s youth program - Why is it that all of us are beloved creatures of God and yet seem so different, with some so wealthy and others comparably so poor? If God loves us, it appears He does so partially. This moving question was raised by Loice Ifula, a form-two student of St Aloysius Gonzaga School, in the huge Nairobi slum of Kibera. Read more

Focus on AHAPPY: Direct, honest and respectful, ingredients of AJAN’s youth program - I recently participated in a workshop with teachers and administrators from the high school located in the Kibera slums of Nairobi – St Aloysius Gonzaga. This was an opportunity to pilot the new AHAPPY workbook. 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)