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Teaching a dream come true for Innocent

Teaching a dream come true for Innocent

Innocent Abdalla is a 2016 graduate of Solidarity Teacher Training College (STTC). After graduation, Innocent taught at St. Mary’s School in Yambio for six months and then at a school in Tambura town, where he was the only qualified teacher ...
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Prayer Riimenze

Statement from Catholic bishops of South Sudan

LET THE CRY FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE OF THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH SUDAN BE LISTENED TO AND RESPECTED We, the Catholic Bishops and Ordinaries of South Sudan, meeting in Juba on 17th and 18th October 2019, in the presence of ...
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A boy holds a sign at a church-sponsored women's peace rally in Juba, South Sudan. Photo by Paul Jeffrey www.kairosphotos.com

Message from Sister Joan

I am sending you a special message with an urgent request for prayers for the people of South Sudan. The government and opposition, who have been fighting since the end of 2013, have been engaged in implementing a peace agreement ...
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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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