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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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Learning to walk in the way of peace

Learning to walk in the way of peace

Learning to walk in the way of peace! In this second half of May as we awake from April’s cruel ending-- The shooting of our Bishop-elect, Christian Carlassera in Rumbek; After receiving news of random killings in Yei, in the ...
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COVID-19: Vaccine equity a global concern

COVID-19: Vaccine equity a global concern

The African continent with few exceptions has been spared the ravages of COVID-19. As of May 15, 2021, there are 10,650 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Sudan, 115 deaths and a positivity rate of 1.4 percent. More than 150,000 ...
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Seeing Jesus in our sisters and brothers in South Sudan

Seeing Jesus in our sisters and brothers in South Sudan

In Matthew 25, Jesus instructs us about entering the Kingdom: “Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.” Good Friday is not the end of the story. After ...
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Reflection: The Good Shepherd

Reflection: The Good Shepherd

In our fourth Sunday of Easter, we meditate on the beautiful words of Jesus Christ where he calls himself the Good Shepherd. (John 10:11-18). When talking of sheep or cattle in South Sudan, we think more of an open landscape, ...
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Reflection: Bari Sacred Holy Week

Reflection: Bari Sacred Holy Week

What if the Bari Sacred Holy Week mirrored the Christian Holy Week Celebrations? The Bari is one of the 64 indigenous tribes of South Sudan. They occupy the center of the Central Equatorial State. Precisely, the defunct Jubek State with ...
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'Losing my heart' in South Sudan

‘Losing my heart’ in South Sudan

Sister Jacinta Prunty, a Holy Faith Sister of Ireland, recently made a three-year commitment as a volunteer tutor with Solidarity Teacher Training College, resigning from her job as a senior lecturer/associate professor in the Department of History at Maynooth University ...
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Good Friday: Reflections on South Sudan

Good Friday: Reflections on South Sudan

Text: Sister Barbara Buckley, RSM | Photos: Paul Jeffrey In Matthew’s Gospel, the Judgment of the Nations appears just before the passion narrative. Jesus speaks quite clearly about the actions necessary to enter the Kingdom: compassion for all humanity. “The ...
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