Fight famine with farming in South Sudan Refugee family in Old Fangak. The people we help. Clean Water in Old Fangak

Alaska Sudan Medical Project

Org #12396
Vetted since 2012
2008
year founded
$103,350
raised on GlobalGiving
9
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

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 one of the world's newest and poorest countries. 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 and only 10% of the children have received full childhood immunizati... read more

Project Leaders
Todd Hardesty
Todd Hardesty
Team
Todd Hardesty
Organization Information
PO Box 230183
Anchorage, ALASKA 99523
United States
907 244-7762
Organization Information
PO Box 230183
Anchorage, ALASKA 99523
United States
907 244-7762

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

May 17, 2022
A New Refugee Crisis in Old Fangak, South Sudan
The human crisis in South Sudan is unimaginable.  8.3 million people, including refugees, facing "food insecurity." That's the easy way to say they're currently starving—or soon will...
May 16, 2022
2,456 Children benefit from the program.
On a recent afternoon our Agriculture Coordinator, Tayak, was visiting the farms in the area around Old Fangak.  His goal is to get a better idea of the outcomes of the agriculture project. ...
Dec 28, 2021
The Need is Greater Than Ever. Goals for 2022.
I was traveling along a foot path heading to the village of Paguir–in a small boat!  The entire way from Old Fangak, South to Sudan to Paguir was flooded.  In some places more than 4...
 
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