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!
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 […]
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.
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 […]