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Update from Solidarity Teacher Training College

Update from Solidarity Teacher Training College

From the staff at Solidarity Teacher Training College, March 23, 2020 Just three weeks ago, we were visited by representatives of Caritas Austria. It was a joyful visit. Our students welcomed them, sang a song that they had written especially ...
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Solidarity to manage Good Shepherd Peace Center

Solidarity to manage Good Shepherd Peace Center

Solidarity with South Sudan has just assumed responsibility for the management and programming at the Good Shepherd Peace Center at Kit, an hour’s drive from Juba. Four new Solidarity staff members form the core of the Solidarity Pastoral Team, and ...
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COVID-19 and Solidarity with South Sudan

COVID-19 and Solidarity with South Sudan

Working from home is a challenge for many of us. However, as I have a home to work from, food to eat and access to friends and family via phone and social media, I can’t help thinking about my Solidarity ...
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GSR: Sisters strengthen efforts amid coronavirus strain

GSR: Sisters strengthen efforts amid coronavirus strain

"The sudden onslaught of the coronavirus impresses upon us our oneness with the global community. All are affected," said Sister Joan Mumaw, a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and the president and chief administrative officer ...
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Sister Barbara helping South Sudanese overcome trauma

Sister Barbara helping South Sudanese overcome trauma

Sister Barbara Paleczny, a Canadian School Sister of Notre Dame, has lived in South Sudan for nine years, after earlier ministries in Canada, Great Britain, Bolivia and the United States. Her work has focused on spirituality and social justice concerns ...
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Getting creative at STTC

Getting creative at STTC

Students at Solidarity Teacher Training College in Yambio, South Sudan, recently completed a project to beautify their campus. "After one week of planning and painting, the compound is rejuvenated," writes volunteer tutor Allan Drummond, who took photos and posted them ...
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Q & A with Sister Joan Mumaw

Q & A with Sister Joan Mumaw

Chris Herlinger, international correspondent for Global Sisters Report, recently interviewed Sister Joan Mumaw, IHM, about her trip to South Sudan in November 2019.  As the president and chief administrative officer for the Maryland-based Friends in Solidarity, the U.S. partner to ...
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Midwifery student Achol Andrew

Midwifery student Achol Andrew

Achol Andrew, 23, is a third year midwifery student at the Catholic Health Training Institute (CHTI) in Wau, South Sudan. Sister Joan visited with her last week and took this video: Achol has has two brothers and five sisters. “Life ...
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Nursing student Margaret Namoyo

Nursing student Margaret Namoyo

Margaret Namoyo, 24 years old, is a nursing student at Catholic Health Training Institute (CHTI) in Wau, South Sudan. Sister Joan visited with her last week and took this video: Margaret is from Juba. She has three brothers and two ...
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