Canadian Jesuits International

is the international solidarity agency of the Jesuits of Canada that supports poor and marginalized people in Africa, Asia and Latin America in their struggle for a more just society through the work of Jesuits and other partners. We also carry out education and advocacy in Canada on international social justice and global solidarity.

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partners in the
Global South

News and events

Haiti: Hope After Tragedy

The Jesuits in Haiti are accompanying vulnerable families affected by the August 2021 earthquake with construction of housing in the south of Haiti. Read the interim report on the work accomplished so far. CJI is supporting this work thanks to the generosity of Canadians.

Ukraine: Humanitarian response

Jesuit relief efforts for Ukraine is being coordinated by the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in Europe. Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) is one of many Jesuit organizations around the world contributing to this effort, so any funds you send us ...

Pope can contribute to peace and justice in the Congo

The Pope’s visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is viewed with excitement by the Congolese people. More than 1.5 million people are expected to attend the mass on February 1.Beyond the popular jubilation, however, there are high expectations for peace and reconciliation in the DRC.

Check out the January newsletter of Darjeeling Jesuits

Highlights include the admission of 16 first year nursing students to Jesu Ashram, a health centre which Canadian Jesuits International supports. This is the 28th batch that will be undergoing nursing training there.

International Programs

India - Jesu Ashram

Provides free medical treatment and care to destitute sick people, especially those living with leprosy, tuberculosis or HIV/AIDS.

South Sudan – Education Program

Provides meals and other essential items to 1300 children suffering from war and displacement in their country in a safe environment.

Pan-Amazon Initiative

Raises awareness about ecological and social justice issues and promotes intercultural and bilingual education in the Amazon region.

Outreach

Community engagement

Bringing awareness to the social justice work of our Jesuit partners in the Global South.

Youth for others

The school outreach program of CJI.

Advocacy

Speaking up for the communities we work with.

Your voices

A blog by friends of CJI on their experiences of involvement.

Reflection: Solidarity in a COVID-19 World
By Baljot Rai

“Solidarity” is defined as unity or agreement, especially amongst people with similar interests. However, over the past year and a half, we have learned that solidarity is much more than a common interest: it is essential ....

Resources

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Our donors speak

Through organizations like CJI, I can be part of the global mission of the Society of Jesus.
Sarah Greenwood

Sarah Greenwood

Regina, SK
When I was a teenager, my mother would collect money from women at the parish and send it to a Jesuit in India -- that was my inspiration. By supporting the work of CJI, I get to continue my mother's legacy and meet some of the Jesuits at their events. This has given me further inspiration and pleasure.

Anonymous

I support CJI and their partners because I trust them to use my donations wisely.

Jane Davidson

Bluewater, ON
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