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Letter from Fr. Mike in Malakal

Letter from Fr. Mike in Malakal

Camp of Malakal, August 12, 2021 I have been in the United Nations camp for Internally Displaced People since November 2014. There are now as of today 33,000 people living in the camp in plastic sheeting tents or in small ...
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10 years of Independence: Rising Again

10 years of Independence: Rising Again

Celebrating 10 years of independence in South Sudan with a poem by Fr. Mike Bassano, MM. "Time is NOW for | Seeking lasting peace | demanding justice | desiring new life | envisioning brighter future | trusting in God's presence ...
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We are from South Sudan

We are from South Sudan

"Teachers are role models and peace builders" -- John Dau, graduate of Solidarity Teacher Training College. "Solidarity has worked diligently to heal the wounds of war and to reconcile people of diverse tribes" -- Sister Joan Mumaw, IHM, president and ...
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Certifying teachers in South Sudan

Certifying teachers in South Sudan

Solidarity with South Sudan offers a 32-week teacher certification program, after school and during holidays, in various areas of the country. More than 250 teachers employed by the Ministry of Education have been certified through this program by the Solidarity ...
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Training teachers in South Sudan

Training teachers in South Sudan

Graduates of Solidarity Teacher Training College are making a difference as primary school teachers in South Sudan. "These young adults come from a war-torn country. However, they are hopeful... Education is the key to a new future." -- Sister Dusty ...
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Pastoral ministry provides healing, hope

Pastoral ministry provides healing, hope

The Solidarity Pastoral Team at Good Shepherd Peace Center in Kit offers retreats, ongoing formation for priests, and training for catechists. Trauma accompaniment is an important aspect of pastoral work in this war-ravaged country. Solidarity with South Sudan provides expertise, ...
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Midwife grateful for 'strong foundation' from CHTI

Midwife grateful for ‘strong foundation’ from CHTI

Alia Beatrice Peter is a 2017 graduate of Solidarity with South Sudan's Catholic Health Training Institute (CHTI) in Wau. Previously, she had been a nursery school teacher in Kuron. Now a trained midwife, she has returned to work in the ...
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Building capacity in Riimenze

Building capacity in Riimenze

Solidarity with South Sudan's Sustainable Agricultural Project works to secure livelihoods. The farm in Riimenze employs 34 local farmers, and 80 more workers from the surrounding communities. It provides income opportunities, especially for women. Solidarity also runs a nutrition training ...
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Building Capacity in South Sudan

Building Capacity in South Sudan

In July 2021, Friends in Solidarity is celebrating 10 years of independence for South Sudan. Sister Joan invites you to join us in supporting the good work of Solidarity with South Sudan! Watch video message from Sister Joan ...
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