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18 Aug 2016 description

Blurb: In South Sudan, the world’s newest country, MCC-supported education continues in spite of political instability.

By Candacia Greeman and Emily Loewen

RUMBEK, South Sudan and WINNIPEG, Manitoba – When South Sudan became an independent country in 2011, hopes were high and the future looked bright. But conflict broke out in 2013 and violence has ebbed and flowed since then.

29 Aug 2014 description

MCC continues to provide food and encourage understanding among people displaced by violence in South Sudan.

By Emily Loewen

Aug. 29, 2014

WINNIPEG, Man. – As conflict has displaced more than 1.5 million people in South Sudan since late December, about 70,000 of them sought refuge at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Awerial County, South Sudan, where they could find people who spoke the same language.

03 Jan 2013 description

By Gladys Terichow

Jan. 3, 2012

JUBA, South Sudan—Carrying her two-year old daughter Ester on her back, Jerisa Muro walks to a sewing class almost two miles from her home in Juba, the capital city of South Sudan.

Muro, a mother of four children, ages 2 to 11, hopes to start a tailoring business and earn enough money so that her children can go to school. She is especially concerned that her two eldest children are not attending school.

01 Oct 2012 description

By Gladys Terichow

Oct. 1, 2012

OPARI, South Sudan— After fleeing aerial bombings in South Sudan and living in a refugee camp in Uganda for 14 years, Caesaer Hakim and his family were excited that the day to return home had finally arrived.

But when they got to their ancestral home in Opari, they found another family living on their land.