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

Committing to a South-North climate justice advocacy

The climate crisis can no longer be denied.Its most severe effects are felt in the Global South where extreme rainfall events cause erosion and flooding, while sea level rise and coral bleaching affect archipelagos in Asia and the large ocean states

CJI Executive Director is new Xavier Network Coordinator

Jenny Cafiso, Executive Director of Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) has been elected coordinator of the Xavier Network, the Jesuit network of mission and international development offices.

CJI staff witness the impact of projects in India and Nepal

Canadian Jesuit International’s (CJI) visit to India and Nepal last spring was “an extraordinary opportunity to meet some of CJI key partners.

JRS sounds alarm on deteriorating humanitarian crisis due to Sudan conflict

More than six months have passed since armed conflict broke out in Khartoum, Sudan’s capital, as a result of a power struggle between the government and a paramilitary force known as RSF (Rapid Support Forces).

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.


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.


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 ....


Your legacy, their future.

Planned giving.

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.


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

Jane Davidson

Bluewater, ON