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. […]
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 […]
This video provides great insight to what is going on in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan by highlighting the importance of education and awareness throughout this region. We are honored to be the U.S. partner for Kush State University. We would love for you to join this cause and get involved with the work being done there. https://www.nytimes.com/video/magazine/100000004980989/we-who-remain.html
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!
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!
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 […]