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
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:
Bryan P. Galligan, SJ In the wake of a devastating annual report on hunger and malnutrition, and in the lead-up to the controversial UN Food
By Andebo Pax Pascal, Research and Advocacy Officer – Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network Africa (JENA) of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM).
By Pascal Pax Andebo, Research and Advocacy Officer, Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network Africa. Imagine hearing your Parish Priest, as part of his preaching, telling
JENA’s Focus on Youth: Africa Regeneration Indaba for Young People Charlie Chilufya, S.J. In Africa, August is the Month of the Youth. It
From the beginning of his pontificate in 2013, Pope Francis has consistently issued a call to radically rethink the global financial order, to envision “a
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.