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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