Notre Dame Refugee Centre

A message from Jonathan Parr at the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) about some wonderful photos taken by our regular visitor Brigitte Nongo – and other asylum seekers and refugees.

He explains:

“JRS Europe launched a photography exhibition at the EU Parliament at the end of last year. After training at workshops, some of our friends here submitted photos and some were selected, including one of Notre Dame Refugee Centre and another with a bike donated by the Red Cross. You may recognise some of our friends…and some of the poets’ names that accompany some of the photos.”

Everyone will recognise Ginette – below – at work in the Cafe. Brigitte, the photographer, says:

“Maison Pierre Chanel: Notre Dame Refugee Centre I like to go there often to meet people, and talk to them as I am often alone at home and I stress more
and more. This is the lounge…

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