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ABOUT US

ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

AJAN facilitates and coordinates efforts of Jesuits in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Africa through Networking, Communication, Capacity Building, Advocacy, Resource Mobilization and Fundraising.

Jesuits efforts in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Africa include offering services such as HIV Care and Treatment, Psycho-social Support through Voluntary Counseling and Testing, Spiritual and Psycho-social Counseling and Integral Human Development through livelihood support and giving education sponsorship to orphans and vulnerable children affected and infected with HIV and AIDS.

AJAN through its AJAN HIV and AIDS Prevention Programme for the Youth (AHAPPY) Programme seeks to empower the youth in Africa to live responsibly. The AJAN Resource Centre (ARC) gives various audiences a platform to access HIV and AIDS resources through its online and physical library.

WHERE WE ARE

VISION

Empowered individuals, families, and communities working towards an HIV and AIDS-free society and fullness of life (John 10:10).

MISSION

To support Jesuits and their coworkers or collaborators in responding to HIV and AIDS through facilitation and support, Networking, Advocacy, Research, and resource mobilisation

CORE VALUE

We promote “life to the full”. We encourage those infected by HIV to live positively and responsibly, to take an active part in ministering to the needs of others, in other words: to be “fully alive”.

AJAN SECRETARIAT

Director REV. Ismael Matambura works with a talented team of professionals to accomplish AJAN’s goals and mission.

PASCALIA SERGON

CAPACITY BUILDING OFFICER

CALEB MWAMISI

COMMUNICATION AND RESEARCH OFFICER

AJAN MANDATE

AJAN was founded to undertake the following objectives:

  1. Help Jesuits in each African country where there is a presence to respond to HIV and AIDS by bringing those involved together into a task force/working group.
  2. Bind these national working groups to step by step into an effective continental Jesuit Network with its own voice and ability to act in a coordinated fashion.
  3. Develop good relations of cooperation with many other groups and associations, and with larger Church and Society of Jesus, relationships based on sharing of information, expertise and financial resource.

By these objectives, AJAN is the technical body of JCAM plenary on issues of HIV/AIDS. The AJAN team reflects, conducts research and advises the plenary on the direction and concrete actions to take in order to orient the mission of the conference regarding HIV/AIDS for greater and holistic impact with respect to the ever-evolving context.

HOW AJAN FUND IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

AJAN encourages society and collaborates with well-wishers to show love and care for the vulnerable in society through; Medical Treatment, Psychosocial Support, Pastoral Care, Support Home Visits and Support Group Activities, Income Generating Activities, Education and Sponsorship, Provision of Basic Services such as Food, Shelter Construction and Repair, Clothing and Volunteering.

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