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...