Celebrating the Women of South Sudan

  The women of South Sudan are often referred to as part of a statistic: 1 in 7 will die during childbirth (the highest rate in the world), 48% are married between the ages of 14-19 and 92 % cannot read or write (Lacey 2013, Restive Jonglei). Anglican International Development has got to know some […]

Categories: Microfinance, News.

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AID Article in Evangelicals Now

An article about working in South Sudan amid conflict, written by AID Trustee, Chris Sugden and Project Manager, Alice Madgwick, has been published this month in the Anglican magazine ”Evangelicals Now”. This is available in the UK, the US and South Africa. Click here to read the article: Persevering in South Sudan.

Categories: National Institute of Health Sciences, News.

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The need for political healing in South Sudan

  In a recent radio report the BBC have highlighted the political nature of the current conflict in South Sudan, and said that it has been smouldering below the surface for years. (BBC Radio 4 The World Tonight 12th February 2014) During the last civil war, where rebels in the South fought against the Khartoum […]

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Afflicted but not Crushed: The Church in South Sudan

‘’The Church [in South Sudan] can no longer insulate herself against the realities of our time. Constructive engagement is the present imperative; this way, we contribute to transforming society with kingdom values.’’ (Gideon Para-Mallam, Regional Secretary for IFES East Africa) Following renewed violence, many churches in Juba and elsewhere have recently taken part in a peace […]

Categories: Church Strengthening, News, Rev Malis Basha.

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Moving forward amid turmoil

Over the last four weeks, South Sudan has been subject once more to violence and unrest. Reports state that more than 1,000 have been killed and 200,000 have fled their homes. One local NGO worker writes:  ”I thought things may change over time in South Sudan, but never through violence like this.  We are all […]

Categories: Church Strengthening, News.

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