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AJANews 134 - October 2014

DRC: “You need to teach us how to look after ourselves” - “Giving us ideas and skills will do us more good and make us feel more worthy than giving us flour, because then we will realize that we are strong and can do plenty of things for ourselves”... Read more

CAR: A profound experience - Jean-Pierre Boubane SJ has just finished a two-year stint as coordinator of an HIV-prevention centre run by the Jesuits on the university campus of Bangui... Read more

Rwanda: The CLC-Ireme Centre - The Christian Life Community (CLC) in Kigali is running a centre to welcome and help people living with HIV, building on years of spiritual and pastoral support that its members have been offering... Read more

Kenya: Responding to the needs of young people today - Sr Veneranda Shieta Lusuli IBVM writes about the AHAPPY sessions offered by AJAN at the Loreto High School in Limuru, central Kenya, in March and May 2014... Read more

Kenya: AHAPPY is “gold” for our young people today - More than a year after an AJAN team introduced AHAPPY to the Loreto Convent Girls Secondary in Matunda, Sr Immaculate Shisanya writes about the changes that the HIV prevention workshop brought about... 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)