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29 May, 2019

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.

29 May, 2019

On the feast of Our Lady of the Way, Father General renews the commitment of JRS for the poor and the excluded.

29 May, 2019

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.

20 May, 2019

JRS has implemented a new monitoring and evaluation technique which focuses on the outcomes and impact of our services through stories of change. At a recent workshop in Lebanon, Noor, a Syrian refugee, reflected on the impact JRS’s services had on her life.

14 May, 2019

A rally was organized in Kamrieng, Cambodia, to mark the 20th anniversary of the Mine Ban Treaty. Phanna, a survivor of a landmine explosion, came to share her story with the audience.

10 May, 2019

JRS staff turned their attention to strengthening the position of former refugee and local women and girls in their communities through its informal education project.

07 May, 2019

Each day is a little different for Nakio as she balances being a full-time mother, wife, teacher, and student.

07 May, 2019

As Ramadan begins, JRS calls on communities of all faiths to embrace the gift of forgiveness.

02 May, 2019

With her new skills and new sources of income, Rishna helps cover some of the household expenses for her family.