The desire to learn in both refugee and local communities in Maban, South Sudan is strong. JRS trains teachers to help improve their skills in the classroom.(Angela Wells/Jesuit Refugee Service)
Shane Burke works for the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) and is based in Nairobi, Kenya. Shane made the decision to volunteer his time and skills through the Voluntary Missionary Movement in Ireland. He shares updates with the Irish Jesuit Missions on Kakuma Refugee camp in Kenya and on Northern Uganda where there is a growing influx of refugees especially from conflict-ridden South Sudan.