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Nurses, midwives offer healing, hope

Nurses, midwives offer healing, hope

Above photo: Clinical rotation at CHTI. Photo by Nyokabi Kahura Students at Solidarity's Catholic Health Training Institute (CHTI) in Wau are being well prepared for a future in health care. "Evaluations from employers offer high praise for these graduates who ...
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Building community in Riimenze

Building community in Riimenze

Brother Christian Mbam Ndubisi, FMS, works at the camp for internally displaced persons in Riimenze, South Sudan. The camp of close to 7,000 people formed in January 2017 around the parish church in the wake of a violent attack on ...
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STTC graduates 19 new teachers

STTC graduates 19 new teachers

Solidarity Teacher Training College celebrated the graduation of 19 students in August. STTC recently received high praise from the director general of the Ministry of Education in South Sudan, who remarked on the integrity of the school's final exam process ...
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Friends in Solidarity at LCWR Assembly

Friends in Solidarity at LCWR Assembly

Sister Joan Mumaw, IHM, executive director of Friends in Solidarity, attended the recent assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in Scottsdale, Arizona. Sister Joan represented Friends in Solidarity as an exhibitor at the assembly. Sister Patricia Murray, IBVM, ...
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Photos from Solidarity 2019 assembly

Photos from Solidarity 2019 assembly

Solidarity with South Sudan recently held its annual assembly for staff and board members. Maryknoll Lay Missioner Gabe Hurrish, who works at Solidarity Teacher Training College, shared these photos from the gathering ...
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'Teachers are role models and peace builders'

‘Teachers are role models and peace builders’

Today, July 9, is Independence Day for the world's newest country. The people of South Sudan face many challenges. The young people graduating from Solidarity with South Sudan's teaching and nursing programs are meeting these challenges with hope and courage ...
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Prayer for South Sudan: Independence Day July 9

Prayer for South Sudan: Independence Day July 9

On July 9, 2019, South Sudan will celebrate eight years since gaining independence from Sudan. The renewed peace effort needs the support of the power of prayer from people around the world. Friends in Solidarity has prepared a prayer resource, ...
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Interview with an STTC graduate

Interview with an STTC graduate

Justin is one of four male graduates fortunate to have been awarded the Solidarity full scholarship to continue advanced studies in Nairobi at Tangaza University. Justin is from Tombura State, 185 kilometers north of Yambio. He is married with nine ...
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Building a future, one teacher at a time

Building a future, one teacher at a time

When Solidarity with South Sudan embarked on the education of teachers in this war-torn country 10 years ago, they decided to focus on training primary school teachers. “Let’s get the basics right.” The need was for 26,000 teachers; the need ...
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