Jesuit Refugee Service Malta

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Make a Difference - A case for support
29/04/2016: Make a Difference - A case for support

An invitation to join us on our mission of serving, accompanying and advocating for the rights of refugees.
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Nominate your refugee welcome project today!
25/04/2016: I Get You

JRS is launching a new campaign called 'I Get You' to map, network and strengthen local initiatives of refugee welcome in Europe.
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JRS Malta in numbers
30/03/2016: JRS Malta in numbers

A snapshot of our activity in 2015
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Journeys of Hope
24/02/2016: Journeys of Hope

Thousands of people seeking protection have come to Europe since April 2015. Who are they? Where do they come from?
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The Jesuit Refugee Service in Malta seeks to accompany, serve and defend the rights of asylum seekers and forcibly displaced persons who arrive in Malta. Each arrival's story bears witness to traumatised, disrupted pasts but also to a remarkable will to survive against all odds.
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Useful information

School Outreach ProgrammeSchool Outreach Programme

For the past 11 years, JRS has worked within local primary and secondary schools, conducting awareness-raising activities among school children, with a particular focus on creating opportunities for t...
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Our founderOur founder

Fr. Pedro Arrupe founded the Jesuit Refugee Service on the 14th of November 1980, in response to the human tragedy of refugees.
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The Message

Serve, accompany, advocate: the three words are the programme of work for Jesuits and their collaborators. Serve To serve means to welcome people who arrive here with care; it means to bend down to one in need and to extend your hand to him, wi...
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