Transform a Village in South Sudan

 
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan has made updates to their project page.
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan has made updates to their project page.
    • 7 months ago
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan posted a progress report
    Your support is helping war-torn South Sudan
    By - Cathy Herholdt - Communications Officer
    You’ve probably heard about the crisis in South Sudan. It started in December with an attempt by rebels to overthrow the country’s fledgling new government. The result has been utter chaos. Widespread violence and fighting have affected nearly every region of the country, including the areas where we’re...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan has received 4 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan has received 2 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan posted a progress report
    You're helping Deng send his kids to school
    By - Cathy Herholdt - Communications Officer
    In the middle of Lietnhom’s busy market, under a thatched roof, surrounded by sturdy wood walls, Deng provides a critical service to the community. He dispenses medicine from his pharmacy, which he’s built into a successful business, thanks to the support of One Village Transformed donors like you. Helping...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan has received 19 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan posted a progress report
    How you're helping Mary feed her family year round
    By - Kelly Ranck - Africa Communication Liaison
    Amid the chaos of the war, the Sudanese ability to successfully farm year round was tragically lost. Hiding in the bush, fleeing outside of the country, and living in Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camps, the war left the people of South Sudan no opportunity to practice long-term cultivation. Rather than relying on...
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan has made updates to their project page.
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan posted a progress report
    William the "seed multiplier"
    By - Kelly Ranck - Africa Communication Liaison
    After decades of civil war, 85% of the population of South Sudan is engaged in non-wage work, and half live on less than $1 a day. Your support means empowering people to move their lives past the daily struggle to survive and on to pursuing their dreams for a hopeful future. William Yuot Baak is a 28-year-old father of...
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan has made updates to their project page.
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan posted a progress report
    Job skills lead to freedom and self-sufficiency
    By - Kelly Ranck - Africa Communication Liaison
    The lives of many young people are being transformed because they are learning job skills and are able to support themselves and their families. With help from donors like you, World Concern operates the only vocational training program in Warrap State, South Sudan, which is home to about a million people. In South Sudan,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan posted a progress report
    Growing food and businesses in Lietnhom
    By - Jon Myrick - World Concern volunteer
    October 23, 2012 In spite of ongoing unrest and struggles in the under-developed country of South Sudan, your contributions are making a big difference in the village of Lietnhom for people like Veronica Ajok. Veronica, the mother of six children, struggled to feed her family in drought conditions. “We rely on rain,...
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan has received 11 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan posted a progress report
    Better crops feed the hungry in Lietnhom.
    By - Cathy Herholdt - Communications Officer
    Your support is helping transform lives in Lietnhom, South Sudan already!  We’ve just completed a seed distribution in the area, providing high-yield, drought-resistant seeds to farmers. We’re also helping them grow better crops with irrigation tools, like treadle pumps. A treadle pump is similar to a...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan posted a progress report
    Providing income to feed hungry families
    By - Cathy Herholdt - Communications Coordinator
    Thank you for stepping up and answering the call to help the people of Lietnhom who are suffering in the wake of war and living in extreme poverty. With almost no infrastructure in this region, helping people earn income to feed their families is a vital step in improving their lives. Together, we’re providing these...
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  • Transform a Village in South Sudan has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

World Concern

Seattle, WA, United States
http://www.worldconcern.org

Project Leader

Cathy Herholdt

Seattle, Washington United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Transform a Village in South Sudan