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. […]
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 Future Generation Primary School has students and faculty at risk for starvation in the current famine in South Sudan. 100% of funds designated for the Future Generation Primary School will be sent to the school. For there we can strategically direct the food out to the children and faculty, $67.50 a day will feed the 550 children at the school.
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!
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 […]
Even though the weather was a bit dreary, this year’s Walk to End Genocide was a great success! Thank you to everyone who braved the rain and showed up. This is the second annual Walk to End Genocide that the Jewish World Watch and Darfur Interfaith Network has coordinated, along with two of our board members, Richard Young and Martha Boshnick.
Tom, Alexa and Rudwan had quite the successful meeting today with the parish council and Catholic clergy in Torit. Rudwan spoke of who he used to be in the past, and his present and future committment to peace and reconciliation between Sudan and South Sudan, as well as Christians and Muslims. His vision was met with enthusiasm and full support. We were also able to meet with the local imam in Torit who also […]
For the week of March 10-18th, we are in Juba and Torit, South Sudan regarding our interreligious reconciliation project in Torit. We are working on an initiative to rebuild a Catholic cathedral that had been twice-destroyed by Islamists. The leader of the project, Rudwan Dawod, a Muslim from Darfur, is spearheading the project along with volunteers from Juba and Khartoum. We are hopeful that in the coming weeks and months ahead, this project will […]