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AJANews 128 - March 2014

Burkina Faso: New centre for AIDS association - There were a dozen or so people, mostly women and children, crammed into the rundown room in Pissy, a neighbourhood of Ouagadougou. They were in a poor state; the room didn’t even have a door or windows to keep out bad weather... Read more

West Africa: Jesuits plan future of AIDS ministry - Jesuits from West Africa analysing the AIDS ministry of their province underlined capacity-building and enhancing knowledge about HIV as main elements of their future plans... Read more

Togo: 100 youth attend peer education workshop - Nearly 100 teenagers have attended a four-day workshop in peer education organised by the Centre Espérance Loyola (CEL – Loyola Hope Centre) in Lomé... Read more

Cameroonian Jesuit writes book about AIDS in Africa - Harris Cleaver Tombi SJ has written a book in French about AIDS in Africa. The book, Prévenir le VIH/Sida en Afrique subsaharienne – Pour un engagement responsable du malade (Preventing HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa – towards a responsible commitment of people with HIV) has been published by the Paris-based Edilivre... Read more

Burundi: SYM helping flood victims - The Service Yezu Mwiza (SYM) in Bujumbura is helping some of its beneficiaries who lost everything when torrential rains swept away their belongings. The rains lashed suburbs of Bujumbura on the night between 9 and 10 February... Read more