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Fairfield County Hall of Fame Honors Manute Bol

On October 17, Executive Director Tom Prichard had the opportunity to make some remarks at the induction of Manute Bol at the Fairfield County Sports Hall of Fame. Below are his remarks regarding Manute and his amazing work:   Manute Bol – Giant of a Man Remarks by Tom Prichard At Manute’s Induction in the Fairfield County (CT) Sports Hall of Fame October 17, 2016     You may think of Manute Bol as the […]


Sudan Sunrise at Simpson Middle School

On Friday, September 30, Executive Director Tom Prichard hosted a question and answer session between middle school students of Simpson Middle School in Leesburg, Virginia and Abraham Acien, project director of the Lost Boys Education Operation with Sudan Sunrise. The students had recently learned about the civil war between the north and south of Sudan – before South Sudan’s independence – and the Lost Boys by reading a short novel A Long Walk to Water […]


The Sentry Press Conference at National Press Club

On September 12, The Sentry live-streamed a press conference held at the National Press Club in Washington DC regarding their recent reports and investigations of corruption inside South Sudan amongst political and military leaders.   The recording of the press conference can be found here.


Summer 2016 Newsletter

Our Summer 2016 newsletter can be found here. With the recent outbreak of violence in Juba, the state of South Sudan is in further decline and uncertainty. We at Sudan Sunrise remain hopeful and committed to our different projects inside the country.


May 2016 Newsletter

This month we are excited to welcome a new board member to Sudan Sunrise, have some updates regarding the Torit Cathedral, as well as other projects such as well-building in Wunthou and Daniel Deng Kuot’s experience with violent youth in the cattle fields.   Read our May newsletter here.


Translation of Le Figaro’s Article

We recently received the translated version of the French article written by France24’s Caroline Dumay, published in Le Figaro on April 28, 2016. The original story can be found here: Le Figaro Thursday, April 28, 2016 page 10 : CHAMPS LIBRES: ENQUETE   In South Sudan, a Muslim’s Cathedral Dream By: Caroline Dumay, special envoy in Torit (South Sudan)   Highlighted excerpts: “Originally from Khartoum, Rudwan Dawod, who lives in the United States, has […]


Cathedral project in Le Figaro

For those who speak French, an article was published in Le Figaro regarding our project in Torit! Here is the link – we are hoping to have at least some of it translated by the end of the week. We will post the English translation once it is received.   http://www.lefigaro.fr/international/2016/04/27/01003-20160427ARTFIG00266-au-soudan-du-sud-le-reve-de-cathedrale-d-un-musulman.php


March 2016 Newsletter

We are very excited about the release of this newsletter as it lays out some details of our most recent trip to South Sudan in the first two weeks of March. Our purpose of the trip was to re-start a previous reconciliation initative that had been unfortunately discontinued. The director of the project, Rudwan Dawod, along with Sudan Sunrise staff Tom Prichard and Alexa Brand, as well as a journalist from France24 Caroline Dumay, […]