April – An exciting month with lots happening…

John’s next visit this month to South Sudan is going to open up some great new opportunities to make a huge difference to the lives of ordinary people.   He is going to be in the town of Yei for around three weeks, firstly with a team from a large UK agricultural charity who are seriously […]

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Lent Appeal – Being in business to fight poverty

Regina lives and works in Juba, South Sudan’s capital city.  She is a widow with 2 sons and has a small stall in the Ginena market where she sells snacks and baked cassavas.  She heard about the Manna Microfinance project through her church and was keen to take out a small loan to help her […]

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Fundraising swim raises almost £10,000

A family challenge to swim the length of Lake Windermere in a team relay was successfully completed on 4th August.  A wonderful sunny day with blue skies greeted the swimmers as they plunged into the cold waters at Lakeside early on the Friday morning.  John Inglis-Jones did the first stretch of about 2 kilometres before […]

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Ready to take on challenges just to see the smiles……

It has been a great journey for Manna Microfinance all these months to work with a lot of different South Sudanese women who are very active and enterprising. It is also a challenge on the other hand for us to meet the demand that is out there in the market. We have been raising funds […]

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Sudan Reportedly Shuts Down Christian Aid Groups’ Offices Without Explanation

By Luiza Oleszczuk , Christian Post Reporter May 18, 2012|12:23 pm The offices of the Sudan Council of Churches (SCC) and the offices of relief organization Sudan Aid, both in the Darfur region, have reportedly been closed down by the Sudanese government without warning. Observers suspect Sudan’s reported war on religious minorities, specifically Christians, may have been motivation for […]

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