Updates from JRS/USA
Check Out the Latest News and Stories from JRS/USA
Ms. Noella Kabale, a 25-year-old refugee from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has lived in Kampala since 2012. She has benefited from different JRS services: English language, Fashion & Design and entrepreneurship training.
Fr. David Holdcroft SJ, the Professional and Post-Secondary Education Specialist at JRS, is leading the Pathfinder initiative, a program enable refugees to reach their educational and professional potential.
With her new skills and sources of income from her JRS livelihoods training, Rishna helps cover some of the household expenses for her family.
Meet Kaadi Ali Ibrahim: He used to measure his assets in livestock – camels, cattle and goats – but his new home in Melkadida refugee camp does not offer much space to herd or trade animals. Those who flee must leave not only their homes, but their whole livelihoods behind. Read more!
Read this heartfelt prayer from Fr. Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. as we pray for refugees and migrants on World Refugee Day.
Meet Fabiola Cordero: As the JRS Ecuador Livelihoods Coordinator, Fabiola collaborates with refugees in developing business plans and putting them into action. Learn how she works with refugees and asylum seekers from Venezuela and Colombia to develop the necessary skills to enter the local economy.
On the feast of Our Lady of the Way, Father General renews the commitment of JRS for the poor and the excluded.
Last week, JRS/USA Executive Director, Joan Rosenhauer proudly received an honorary doctorates degree of humane letters and spoke at the 2019 Commencement of the School of Nursing & Health Studies.
Jesuit Refugee Service is happy to announce the release of our new logo today as we continue to seek to respond to refugees and other forcibly displaced persons in more effective ways.
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