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 […]
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
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!
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 […]
It’s an understatement to say the going is tough in South Sudan and Sudan. Over a million South Sudanese are displaced by internal tribal/political violence. In Sudan the Bashir regime continues to oppress the people of Darfur, the Nuba Mountains and elsewhere. Recently South Sudan was listed as the #1 “Most Fragile” country in the world. The “Most Corrupt” list has Sudan at #3 and South Sudan at #5. When governments fail, the tough […]