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.
A Chance for Higher Education in the Nuba Mountains Sudan Sunrise has the opportunity to partner with Kush State University (KSU), a small university located in Kauda, in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. KSU is open to students of all faiths, tribal backgrounds and regions. It currently has over one thousand students who are studying subjects such as medicine, agriculture and business. We look forward to further developments with this university, and we are […]
Our Fall 2016 Newsletter has been published! Check out some of our exciting new developments and updates here.
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 […]
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 […]
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.