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Nursing student Margaret Namoyo

Nursing student Margaret Namoyo

Margaret Namoyo, 24 years old, is a nursing student at Catholic Health Training Institute (CHTI) in Wau, South Sudan. Sister Joan visited with her last week and took this video: Margaret is from Juba. She has three brothers and two ...
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Sister Joan in South Sudan

Sister Joan in South Sudan

Very special greetings to all of the supporters of Solidarity with South Sudan and Friends in Solidarity. I am in South Sudan visiting the projects that you support. Gratitude for your support of the work of Solidarity abounds. My first ...
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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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