One Show Only @ The Cinema Arts Theatre in Fairfax, VA! Dr. Tom Catena’s patients come to him from hundreds of miles away on foot, in carts, or often cradled in their mother’s arms. The only surgeon within 200 miles, ‘Dr. Tom’ does his best to save lives in the midst of carnage and terror, treating as many as 400 patients a day at Mother of Mercy Hospital, nestled in the heart of […]
Rumbek, South Sudan The children at Future Generation Primary School in Rumbek receive more than just education, they receive daily meals that help sustain them and give them hope. The daily meals help them stay healthy and even alive during famines. We are so thankful for the teachers, leaders, and staff that help foster a nurturing learning environment for these future leaders of South Sudan. The beautiful, young women at Future […]
https://www.wfpusa.org/articles/what-you-need-to-know-preventing-famine-in-south-sudan/ “Ongoing violence has prevented many of the country’s farmers from tending their fields this harvest season, causing food stocks to plummet and prices to rise. As a result, the coming hunger season—the period between harvests when vulnerable households run out of food—is projected to start even earlier than usual this year.” -World Food Program, USA The harsh reality of conflict is that its consequences are deadly and causes much suffering. For the past […]
Our thoughts, prayers, and hearts go out to the Reverend Daniel Deng Kuot and his family as they mourn the loss of his brother who lost his life in a car accident last week. May God bless their family with peace and comfort through these times.
What is it like to be a child in South Sudan? What about a farmer or a grandmother? World Food Program, USA posted a great article and insight into the South Sudanese people: https://www.wfpusa.org/articles/5-voices-from-the-south-sudan-crisis/ We are always encouraged to see and hear stories of hope that lives on despite the conflict in South Sudan. We hope that through our schools we can raise up a new generation of people who dream and hope big. […]
Terrific tribute to Manute and his humanitarian work on “celebs you didn’t know passed away”! This link takes you right to the section on Manute and Sudan Sunrise. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebztEUmhEMY&t=4m35s His work still goes on!
Thanks to our donors, 1,608 children made it through the harsh famine! Check out stories like this and more in our latest Newsletter!
As Americans prepare for the busy holiday season, the Sudanese 8th graders at Future Generation Primary School and Manute Bol School prepare to take their national exams. We currently fund the daily meal program along with the teacher and staff salaries of both schools. We are so proud of the 8th graders and their hard work in preparing and taking the exams! We are so thankful for the teachers and staff for their dedication […]
Tuesday, October 10, 2017- Bishop Abraham Nhial Visits Simpson Middle School in Loudoun County, VA Seventh graders cheered as they heard Bishop Abraham Nhial encourage them in their education and in living out their lives of freedom and peace in the US. After sharing the harrowing account of growing up as a lost boy as well as the harsh, war-torn condition of his country still, Bishop Nhial reminds us that we have […]
The key to peace is education. -Manute Bol There is a beautiful story behind this picture. One of hope and unity. The Manute Bol Primary School was founded by a man named Victor. When the school opened, one of the first things he did was rally the local community together to raise funds to purchase a chalkboard for the teachers to use. The students used to draw in the dirt, like this […]