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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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Friends in Solidarity board meets

Friends in Solidarity board meets

The Friends in Solidarity board of directors met Saturday, May 11, at the LCWR offices in Silver Spring, Maryland.  Above from left: Brother Craig Franz, FSC; Sister Joan Mumaw, IHM, Friends in Solidarity chief administrative officer, and the Rev. Robert ...
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CNS photo/Vatican Media via Reuters

An awesome gesture! A plea for peace!

Message from Sister Joan Mumaw, IHM I was left speechless as I viewed the video of Pope Francis kissing the feet of the president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, and four of the five designated vice-presidents of the interim government ...
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Ministry opportunities in South Sudan

Ministry opportunities in South Sudan

Volunteer ministry positions are available with Solidarity with South Sudan. Solidarity has put out an appeal to men and women religious and to laypeople to help continue its mission to help the people of South Sudan build peaceful, sustainable communities through ...
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Partners in health

Partners in health

Bon Secours Mercy Health System has been a major supporter of Solidarity with South Sudan since 2015. Camille Grippon, system director of Global Ministries for Bon Secours Mercy Health, explains that "there are a lot of synergies" with the mission ...
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