JRH RESPONSE to COVID-19 CRISIS
Jesuit Conference of India
A commitment to engage with the community on pertinent issues including providing quality education to all, supporting the youth to be future ready, living with awareness to take care of our environment, caring for migrants, establishing peace and harmony, working for people’s entitlement and responding to disasters.
Jesuit Conference of India (JCI) registered as “not for profit organisation” in India, has been doing pioneering and exemplary work in areas of education, social development and empowerment. We are a part of an international organisation of Jesuits with a presence in the South Asian Countries. From its very beginning, way back in 1978, JCI is committed towards the upliftment of the underprivileged.
For more than three decades Jesuits across the country have been working towards providing quality education for the children in rural and remote areas, to reach the unreached children of our country. “Sankalp” is the network of all such initiatives undertaken across India, with a primary focus reaching to children who have little or no access to quality education.
With an intention to undertake ecological solutions to curb human footprint, JCI community started Ecology and Environment program, more than three decades back. With great commitment and determination to protect and preserve the nature, slowly and steadily it became a movement in states across India.
Over the years, Jesuits have taken charge of spreading peace and harmony among the communities. JCI has been doing credible work to heal the brokenness of our world, through grass root level involvement, research and advocacy and always responded to hate and violence by love, brotherhood and establishing communal harmony.
Migrant population in India have few citizen rights and no political impacts their lives badly. Protecting their rights is one of the priorities of JCI, providing distress support, supporting them in educating their children, organizing workshops and seminars are few engagements done to support the migrants.