GRATITUDE FOR A SECOND CHANCE AT LIFE

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Irish couple Martin and Laura gave the gift of computers to a school in northern Uganda and are regular donors of Irish Jesuit Missions. Their generosity is a reflection of their gratitude for Martin receiving a heart transplant in 1988 which saved his life.

Students in Ocer Campion Jesuit College in Gulu, Uganda now have 25 new computers for their school, thanks to the generosity of an Irish couple. Martin and Laura have been loyal supporters of Irish Jesuit Missions for many years, and have donated to several of our projects. They have a long history of giving to charity, which started when they were first married.

Xavier Network in Lisbon

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Members of the Xavier Network (XN) met in Portugal from 4th to 6th of October for a three-day workshop on Supporting XN Partners in Child Safeguarding. The workshop was held at Torre d´Aguilha Seminar, located in Cascais municipality, around 20 Km west of Lisbon. The participants included Directors of the different member organizations in Europe, Canada and Australia, as well as personnel working in international programs and with volunteers.

Winter Blankets for Syrian Refugees

BLANKETS FOR REFUGEES IJM SITEWinter nights are cold and dark, and it’s a relief to come home to a warm house. For refugee children in Lebanon, cold weather makes it even harder for them to cope with living in makeshift or inadequate accommodation, many miles away from home.

Goodbye to a Dear Friend

Winnie RyanWe are sad to share the news that our beloved friend and colleague Winnie Ryan has died. She was a warm and positive person, who will be remembered for her beautiful smile, enthusiasm for everything she did and sense of humour.

Will Civil Unrest in Malawi Affect Dzaleka?

malawi protest web ijmPeople living in Dzaleka Refugee Camp have fled from conflict in their own countries to the stability of Malawi. But a contested election result has now caused civil unrest in what was until now a very peaceful country.

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