India-Jesuits house Flood Victims

Loyola Pragati Kendra, the Jesuit Social Centre provided 127 flood-affected families with new homes in Karnataka’s Raichur district. Many poor families from various religious backgrounds lost their homes in October 2009, when flood waters struck washing away thousands of houses. Fr. Eric Mathias, the director of the centre says that the Jesuits have been working since then to help rehouse the flood victims, especially the poorest. Read more…