Category Archives: South Sudan


Happy New Year! STF Scholars in South Sudan Resume School after Year of Conflict

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When it comes to South Sudan, there’s much to celebrate this New Year — our students are returning to class! If you have been following the news and our past blog posts, you know last year, deadly conflict displaced more Continue reading


Celebrating Hope for Education in South Sudan

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Two weeks ago, on July 9th, South Sudan celebrated their second Independence Day! As the newest nation in the world, the country still faces obstacles in its process of rebuilding, but also has quite a few accomplishments to celebrate. Our Continue reading

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Congratulations Annah on your Secondary School Acceptance!

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Annah of Project Education South Sudan has an exciting future ahead! She has been accepted into Malek Academy Secondary School. Annah is an exceptional student of whom we are extremely proud. It is still very rare for girls in South Continue reading


Students Return to New Classrooms in South Sudan

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At Ayak Anguei in South Sudan, the girls have just returned to school from break to some new scenery! The classrooms and desks have been rebuilt and freshly stuccoed. They are now ready for the students to use creating a Continue reading


The Girls of South Sudan Have Exciting New Programs Coming Up

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As my first post on Project Education South Sudan, I cannot even begin to share how inspiring speaking with one of the directors, Carol Rinehart, and learning about these girls has been. Whenever we have a Skype date scheduled I Continue reading

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Overcoming Obstacles to Education in South Sudan

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An editorial published by “The Citizen” on February 24th called attention to the correlation between extremely low literacy and school attendance rates among the female population of South Sudan. I was shocked to learn that 90 percent of rural women Continue reading

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Project Education Sudan Welcomes New Team Member

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{I recently had the opportunity to get in touch with Project Education Sudan’s new Administrative Assistant, Rosanne Juergens. She’s a fantastic woman with a heart for the children of South Sudan. I asked her a few questions about how she Continue reading

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Girls in South Sudan Sit for Exams

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Many students across the U.S. have said goodbye to the lazy days of summer and are once again hitting the books as a new school year officially kicks off. But while the semester is just getting underway here, that isn’t Continue reading

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Education Is Priority For World’s Newest Nation

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Just over a month has passed since South Sudan observed its first Independence Day. After years of brutal civil war, this occasion was welcomed with joyous festivities and celebrations. Now that the dust has settled this new nation must begin Continue reading


South Sudan: The World’s Newest Nation!

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Americans across the country spent this past weekend celebrating Independence Day, marking 235 years of freedom with fireworks and festivities, just days before one African nation is celebrating their independence for the very first time. On July 9, 2011 the Continue reading

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