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OUR MISSION & IDENTITY

Committed To A Just, Poverty-Free And Ecologically Regenerative Africa

The Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network Africa (JENA) is a diverse community of faith-
inspired Jesuit NGOs, also known as Social Centers, related Jesuit institutions,
individual Jesuit peace and development activists and scholars working collaboratively
to fight poverty and related injustices around Africa empowering marginalized voices,
communities and groups, and facilitating policy innovation to enable people to unlock
their potential, exercise their rights and manage their own lives

Our Commitment

We work to challenge unjust policies and practices and to promote the respect of people’s rights.

Our Shared Values

The dignity of the Human Person. Cooperation & Collaboration .The common good. Equality •Preferential option for the poor •Integrity of creation •Cultural diversity

Our Vision

JENA works towards a just, poverty-free and ecologically regenerative Africa where people can unlock their full potential, free from direct, cultural, and structural violence.

Our Network & Collaboration

JENA facilitates the establishment, extension, and strengthening of connections and relations among Jesuit organisations, scholars and activists from all over Africa, the world, across national, cultural boundaries and age barriers, passionate and committed to fostering development, justice, peace and ecological regeneration

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The JENA Secretariat supports Affiliates, their partners and allies to coordinate their work in advocacy and campaigns, and humanitarian and development work with the intent to challenge and achieve positive change in six areas referred to as Change Goals. JENA shall focus its resources on six Change Goals through various Thematic Working Groups representing each of the following themes:

Governance and Inclusive Political Participation
Rethinking African Development
Peace, Security and Sustainable Development
Responsible Business and Corporate Accountability
Domestic Resource Mobilization
Climate Justice and Food Security
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JENA works towards a just, poverty-free and
ecologically regenerative Africa where people can unlock their full potential, free from direct, cultural, and structural violence.