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'Cows are more precious than girls'

‘Cows are more precious than girls’

My name is Susan Nakuta Lomana from the Buya tribe. I was born in a small village called Naa’pak, Buya land, in the Eastern part of South Sudan. I am the seventh child in our family of 10 siblings. My ...
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Santino Thon Bol, 39, is a South Sudanese construction worker who returned to his own country after fleeing Sudan. [Jok Solomun/Reuters] https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2023/5/8/photo-sudan-crisis-forces-south-sudanese-refugees-back-to-troubl | Photo gallery, Al Jazeera

Escape from Sudan: ‘They had weapons. They were killing people, and I don’t know why’

The Times of London, June 24, 2023 In the shade of a sun-beaten tree, on the bank of a dry river bed, five-year-old Rawan Abubakr Ibrahim has fallen into a fitful sleep. Her sister Hamira, 14, sits next to her, ...
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How is South Sudan doing 12 years after independence? | DW News

South Sudan: 12 years of independence

Sunday, July 9 is the 12th anniversary of the vote for independence for South Sudan. This 18-minute video from DW News Africa, a German public broadcasting channel, offers an insightful look at the current situation in South Sudan ...
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In memory of Lillian Trillo

In memory of Lillian Trillo

Friends in Solidarity would like to pay tribute to a longtime supporter, Lillian Trillo. A registered nurse with a background in public health, Lillian was a former member and associate of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, ...
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Community development in Riimenze

Community development in Riimenze

The Sustainable Agriculture Project of Riimenze (SAP) activities contribute to the community resilience and development of the local population through awareness creation and knowledge transfer. The awareness is raised through group meetings with beneficiaries and radio talk shows to the ...
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Transforming agriculture in Riimenze

Transforming agriculture in Riimenze

South Sudan is a very rich and fertile land, which is why it must be safeguarded by learning how to use its resources in an ethical and sustainable way. In the face of the global threat of climate change, we ...
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Ecological spirituality at CHTI

Ecological spirituality at CHTI

The Catholic Health Training Institute (CHTI) is a privileged place where we tangibly touch the mystery and beauty of God’s creation. CHTI is a “paradise,” as some visitors say. In our campus, we are surrounded by trees, flowers and rich ...
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Embracing Laudato Sì at STTC

Embracing Laudato Sì at STTC

The Environmental Club has been present and valued at Solidarity Teacher Training College (STTC) Yambio since the college began. At the beginning of 2023, after strengthening our commitment to reflection and action, we discovered the Laudato Sì Movement and its ...
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Response to the cry of the poor

Response to the cry of the poor

For many years now, our Catholic community in the UN Camp in Malakal, South Sudan, has been a sign of unity for over 42,000 displaced people since the civil war of 2013. From the very beginning, our camp was composed ...
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