This video provides great insight to what is going on in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan and highlights the importance of education and awareness during this time. We are honored to be the U.S. partner for Kush State University and are always looking to help people get involved with the work being done there. https://www.nytimes.com/video/magazine/100000004980989/we-who-remain.html
The Future Generation Primary School has students and faculty at risk for starvation in the current famine in South Sudan. 100% of funds designated for the Future Generation Primary School will be sent to the school. For there we can strategically direct the food out to the children and faculty, $67.50 a day will feed the 550 children at the school.
Our five page Annual Report has been published and is now online:
Recent article released on the growing status of famine across South Sudan. Thank you for your donations to the Manute Bol School where we provide lunch to over 1,150 students. “They sleep when they’re too hungry”: South Sudanese trapped by war, famine grow increasingly desperate
After spending a year and a half on the staff of Sudan Sunrise, we are saddened to see Alexa go, but thrilled for her new job opportunity focusing on women’s issues and gender inclusivity programs in the Middle East. Alexa has been an integral part of our work, and had the opportunity to be a part of a reconciliation initiative in South Sudan in March 2016. We are thrilled to welcome Lenzi DeMello […]
Thanks to your support, this past month we were able to wire $2,500 to the Manute Bol Primary School in Turalei, South Sudan and $5,000 to Kush State University in Kauda, Sudan. The Manute Bol Primary School currently has over 1,000 primary school students, while Kush State University has a little over 200 students, with still over 1,000 applicants hoping to begin higher education. Without your ongoing support, our projects would not be possible!
Next Sunday, April 23rd, is the 3rd Annual Walk to End Genocide in Washington, D.C. hosted by our friends at Jewish World Watch and the Darfur Interfaith Network of D.C. Please consider joining us that day and/or donating to raise our voices regarding human rights atrocities across the globe, including those affecting the ones we love in Sudan and South Sudan. You can join Sudan Sunrise’s team by following this link: https://www.walktoendgenocide.org/dc/Donate and searching […]
CBS’ 60 Minutes recently aired a story regarding the famine outbreak in South Sudan. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/reporting-on-famine-south-sudan/
We have recently been updated by Victor, Headmaster of the Manute Bol School in Turalei, that the primary students have finished their annual exams. We are so proud of these students, as all graduating students passed, and the entire school placed first in their county and second in the state!
There has been a press release regarding our new project at Kush State University in Kauda, in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. The press release can be read here and more information about the project can be found on our website’s project page.