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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Trusting in God’s power: An interview with Philip

CORE Training and Development, who run the project sending South Sudanese students to George Whitefield College in Cape Town, recently interviewed Philip, who is currently sponsored in his studies by AID. The interview is reproduced in full below and the original can be accessed here. How are your subjects going? We have eight subjects: Biblical […]

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An Update from John Jal Deng at Bishop Gwynne College

CORE Training and Development, who run the project sending South Sudanese students to George Whitefield College in Cape Town, recently interviewed John Jal Deng, a graduate from that programme who was supported during his studies by AID. The interview is reproduced in full below and the original can be accessed here. John Jal Deng has […]

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