Alaska Sudan Medical Project

With the vision of "building hope and health for life," the Alaska Sudan Medical Project has worked in a remote, impoverished region of South Sudan since 2008 to provide health, water, sanitation and agricultural systems to counter the injustice and chaos caused by the effects of 40 years of civil war between northern and southern Sudan. This remote region carries some of the worst and most alarming health statistics on the planet. In Jonglei State, South Sudan, where the Alaska Sudan Medical Project is working, children die needlessly of disease and malnutrition. The infant mortality rate is 1,700 deaths per 100,000 births. Nearly 20% of the people suffer from chronic hunger an...

Clean water builds immunity and health

Clean water builds immunity and health
Photo from Progress Report 'Transforming the lives of children.. and mothers.'

Closer water wells reduce the burden on women

Closer water wells reduce the burden on women
Photo from Progress Report 'Transforming the lives of children.. and mothers.'

Water flows for the first time in Wongmok

Water flows for the first time in Wongmok
Photo from Progress Report 'Transforming the lives of children.. and mothers.'

Students will return home to clean water

Students will return home to clean water
Photo from Progress Report 'Giving more kids and families clean water'

Kids test an ASMP hand pump

Kids test an ASMP hand pump
Photo from Progress Report 'Giving more kids and families clean water'
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