(Due to its extension, this article is divided into two parts. This is the first part. The second part will be published shortly).
At the beginning of the year, it is important as Jesuit social organizations to look back on
Fruit of learning acquired in previous experiences, we can affirm that that there are a series of factors which contribute to the successful development of international networking. This is not a recipe for success, but could help as a checklist
The crisis of recent years in Spain has deeply affected the NGOs in development cooperation with drastic cuts in funding, the subsequent need to realign or discontinue our projects, the dismantling of our structures and even the disappearance of many
All over the world, poor and indigenous peoples have been resisting the globalized neo-liberal economy for decades, in search of a space for life and dignity. Many social centres of the Society of Jesus in Latin America, and other NGOs,
Sometimes justice prevails. And this does not usually happen by chance, but as the result of many efforts that bring thousands of people and organizations together to achieve a common goal.
I am writing on my return from the Dominican Republic,
In 2008, in Manaus, Brazil, the network of Jesuit Social Centers in Latin America was finally launched after many years of discerning the need of such structure and level of coordination. The network was launched with the aim of promoting dialogue,