New Growth Brings New Challenges: An Interview with Samuel Marial, Principal of Bishop Gwynne Theological College

During a visit to South Africa, Chris (a board member of AID) was able to chat with Samuel Marial, principal of Bishop Gwynne Theological College in Juba, South Sudan. The college is supported by AID in collaboration with CORE Training and Development. In this meeting, Samuel was able to share how he came to be […]

Categories: Bishop Gwynne College, Church Strengthening, News, Prayer Letter.

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Trumpeters: Borehole Repair Work Moving Forwards

Water charity Drop4Drop cites poor rains, drought, the depreciated South Sudanese pound and the ever-increasing cost of living as contributors to the difficulties that South Sudanese people face in accessing clean water on a daily basis. Many people rely on water deliveries and inequality is exacerbated by the high prices of this system, as well […]

Categories: Featured, News, Trumpeters Sanitation.

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Shaving Heads to Save for Schooling: Jackson Muriithi’s Story

Jackson Muriithi (aged 20) is a member of of St Phillip’s Njoguini Church in Kirinyaga, Kenya. In 2017 he completed his KCSE (final school-level exams) but due to financial difficulties, he has been unable to continue onto college as he had expected. Jackson is the oldest of his three siblings and is having to wait […]

Categories: Featured, Microfinance, News.

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Loans for Schooling: Flora Ladu

In South Sudan, women are often burdened with the full weight of responsibility to provide for their family as many of their husbands were sent to war zones amidst the violent conflict of the past six years. Many of these men never returned. Consequently, many mothers like Flora (pictured) often feel the pressure to decide […]

Categories: Featured, Microfinance, News.

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Women of Resilience: Safiya Nunu

Insecurity from conflicts, economic downturn across the country, gender-based violence. When you think about it, it is difficult to envisage any positive progress for women in South Sudan. However, a journey of a million miles begins with the first few steps and that is the spirit of determination embodied by women across South Sudan who […]

Categories: Featured, Microfinance, News.

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