JC:HEM is a dynamic partnership between institutions of higher education, organizations and numerous talented and generous people. Details of our partners and their contributions are here.

Learning Center

Dohuk and Erbil, Iraq

 Dohuk and Erbil, Iraq JWL has added four new learning centers in Northern Iraq. Three centers are located in Dohuk, and one center is located in Erbil. Khanke This center has two teachers and a total of 80 English students: four groups of 20 students each (morning and afternoon). Domiz  JWL partners with UNHCR at … Continue reading Dohuk and Erbil, Iraq

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Brooklyn, NY, USA

The JWL learning center is lead in local partnership with Reconnect Brooklyn. Reconnect is a non-profit organization that has as mission to offer employment that leads to renewed engagement of education, training and commitment to community leadership and service. This is one of the newest JWL sites to be established and we are looking forward to working with communities in the United States … Continue reading Brooklyn, NY, USA

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Kakuma, Kenya

The JC:HEM Project at the Kakum Refugee Camp in NW Kenya currently supports 99 Diploma students and more than 200 refugees on Community Service Learning Tracks in Psychosocial Case Management, Community Development, Studies and Business and Entrepreneurship.

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Dzaleka, Malawi

JC:HEM began working at the Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Malawi in 2009. It current supports 83 Diploma Students and offers Community Service Learning Tracks in Special Needs, Community Health Provider and Business and Entrepreneurship.

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Herat, Afghanistan

JRS South Asia is one of 10 geographic regions of the Jesuit Refugee Service, an international Catholic organization sponsored by the Society of Jesus. The regional office in South Asia serves Bhutanese refugees in Nepal, Srilankan refugees in the Indian State of Tamilnadu and internally displaced people in Sri Lanka. Services include: education, skill training, economic programmes, healthcare, psychological support, disability centres, community development and emergency assistance.

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Amman, Jordan

Based at the Ashrafiyeh school in Amman, JC:HEM recruited its first cohort of 19 Diploma students in the summer of 2012. Students are from Iraq, Jordan, Syria and Somalia.

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Mae Hong Son, Thailand

The advanced English Community Service Learning Track (CSLT), part of the Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins (JC: HEM) initiative, is to be delivered in Southeast Asia for the first time in 2013. The programme will draw on Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) experience of running JC: HEM learning centres in other parts of the world to develop the programme in Mae Hong Son province (MHS), on the border of Thailand and Burma/Myanmar.

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Chad

JRS West Africa is one of 10 geographic regions of the Jesuit Refugee Service, an international Catholic organisation sponsored by the Society of Jesus. The regional office in West Africa serves refugee and internally displaced people in Central African Republic (CAR), Chad and Côte d’Ivoire. Services include: education, skills training, vocational training and healthcare. JRS supports the redevelopment of war-torn communities in these areas, including the reconstruction of schools and the reintegration of former child soliders.

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Sri Lanka

Site-based Staff Joseph Victor Email: jv547@jc-hem.org Joseph Victor Email: jv547@jc-hem.org JC:HEM International Faculty Dr. Gül Inanç Dr. Gül Inanç

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Philippines

Philippines Site-based Staff Cherrydean Miguel Email cm1473@jc-hem.org

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Taunggyi

Site-based Staff Joe Livingston I am Joe Livingston, a Jesuit Scholastic. Email:Joe.Livingston@jc-hem.org John Nyi Nyi Email: jn664@jc-hem.org Paul Dass Dr. Gül Inanç Email:pd571@jc-hem.org

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