JRS Latin American and the Caribbean
Number of people served in 2020: 218,907
The Jesuit Refugee Service has been present in Latin America and the Caribbean since 2004. The regional office, located in Bogotá, coordinates and supports the work of national offices in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Mexico.
JRS LAC works in the following areas: integral humanitarian action, education, livelihoods, peace building and reconciliation, advocacy and communication.
The Jesuit Refugee Service Latin America and the Caribbean (JRS LAC) is part of the Red Jesuita con Migrantes, a network of the Society of Jesus that reports to the Conference of Provincials of Latin America (CPAL). The network seeks to collaborate at the continental, regional, and interprovincial levels to support migrants and those in situations of refuge or displacement.
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