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

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)