Give Fruit and a Greener Environment (South Sudan)

by Hope Ofiriha
We are planting because of you!
We are planting because of you!

Fighting between armed groups has driven thousands of people from their villages in Eastern, Central, and Western Equatoria states since the start of January. Several thousand had taken refuge in Uganda.

The Relief Agencies are increasingly concerned at recent growing uncertainty around South Sudan and its serious impact on the civilian population. UNHCR alerted that localised fighting between rebel armed groups and government soldiers and an apparent breakdown in law and order are being reported in and near Yambio, some 300 kilometres west of Juba.

Sporadic gunfire is commonplace, and there has also been an increase in crime involving car-jackings, attacks on government property, looting of civilian homes and sexual assaults,"

At a time of this reporting in 2017:
Your funds and money from other sources helped purchased various difference fruits seedlings; 10 mango seedlings, 5 jackfruits seedlings, 12 avocado seedlings.

These seedlings and other supplies were driven to Magwi County, but due to insecurity, the truck came under attacked and looted by the government forces between Nimule and Amea-Junction, along Juba highway in February 2017.This is bad news to the donors and our beneficiaries who could have planted the seedlings to provide food for future generations.

In next three months, HO will post a new field update report to inform you about the impact of your contributions.

Avocado seedlings needed in South Sudan
Avocado seedlings needed in South Sudan

We appreciate you for supporting this cause for more two years.
It was the bodyguards for rebel leader and presidential guards who fought each other in earlier July sparking days of violence which killed many hundreds of soldiers and civilians. The two forces had battled each other, almost five years to the day South Sudan declared independence from Sudan. Following the orders from the leadership on both sides, the clashes ceased temporarily in late in July. The rebels moved their based outside Juba in an attempt to save peace which both parties signed.

In August fighting was in the outskirt of Juba in which the oppositions accused the government of attacking their positions. The rebels regrouped and fled to Congo with Riek Machar, their leader. Over the last few months, the citizens have expressed dissent against the government, as a result of this, the rebellion is growing rapidly in Equatoria Region, which kept itself neutral for much of two years’ civil conflict in Upper Nile State. Other tribes are targeting ethnic Dinka. The humanitarian needs are going to be very great after this, Director General for RRC, told reporters. They are going to need food, shelter, water, he said, adding that the need for shelter and clean water was pressing for those living in a Displaced facility within Juba town.

 At a time of this reporting:
Your money together with money from difference sources you purchased variation fruit seedlings; 8 mango seedlings, six jackfruit seedlings, ten avocado seedlings. Due to insecurity, we were not able to deliver these seedlings to beneficiaries, and we will do so as the security situation improve in Magwi County.

The villagers are keen to see this initiative to make progress by volunteering. However, to keep going, they need your help to plant 4 million seedlings

In next three months, HO will post a new field update to inform you about an impact of your contributions.

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A greener Environment for future generation
A greener Environment for future generation

There is high social tension in a country which leaders attributed it to foreign interference in the internal affairs of South Sudan. Click here for more

Hundreds of workers and citizens took to the streets in Wau, South Sudan second largest city on Friday to protest against the increased of cost of living, and salary in arrears as the leaders warned the country’s economic woes were reaching a crisis point.

Protesters in Wau city, west east of Juba, demonstrated over raising prices of goods and services, and salary in arrears which they said were not matched by current wage structures.

A yawning public sector deficit, a falling local currency and high inflation have heaped pressure on South Sudan, which before independence was seen as a promising emerging economy in East Africa.

 We are pleased that you had been supporting Give Fruit & a Greener Environment project for years.

At a time of this reporting:
Your cash you donated through GlobalGivng and funds from secondary sources you supplied the project with following varieties of fruit trees and these are: 6 mangos seedlings, 2 jack fruit seedlings, and 3 avocado seedlings. These seedlings made their way to project site before the starts of torrential rain. Thank you also to pay for the transportation cost. The fruits are important future generations and for the environment.

The villagers are keen to see this project achieve its aim by participating in the activities of this project. They need your help to plant 10 acres of variety of fruit seedlings, but without outside help they cannot do much. 

In a third quarter, the project posts a new field update so that you get to know the impact of your contributions. Thanks for always standing with “Give Fruit and Greener Environment Project- South Sudan”.

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Fruit Future Generation
Fruit Future Generation

We recognize your gift to Giving Fruit & a Greener Environment South Sudan project. The board is delighted with your commitment to support the needy fight the poverty and those who will benefit the most - of course children!

 At a time of this reporting:
Through GlobalGiving, you donated cash and bucks from other sources you help bought the seedlings from Uganda and supplied to a local nursery in South Sudan. Between January and March 2016 you provided these seedlings:15 Indian Mango, eight jack fruit, 12 avocado, and 30 Eucalyptus. Also, you paid for transport cost to deliver the seedling to a project site.

The villagers in Omilling are keen to see this project is progressing. They need your help to plant a variety of fruit seedlings for future generation.

In the second quarter, we will be posting you field update, so you get to know the impact of your contributions. Thanks for standing with us!

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Indian Mango seedings your Gift Gave Us!
Indian Mango seedings your Gift Gave Us!

Thanks for your sustained contributions to plant fruit seedlings project in South Sudan.

By time of reporting:
Your cash helped to purchase 200 ecycalptus seedlings, 200 Indian Mango seedlings, 30 Avocado seedlings, 15 jackfruit seedlings, and 50 passion fruits. The project is advancing well, and we are hopeful the aim of this activity is attainable.

Hope Ofiriha will be distributing the seedlings to 100 families to plant a plan to fight global warming.

The project will be sending you a new field update after three months, to let you the progress your gift.

Our program simultaneously combats poverty and restore the environment. This year, in response to the obstacles, faced by farmers in Omilling, we defined our triple bottom line, people, profit and a planet (3Ps).

To meet the objectives of our 3Ps, we are focusing on fruit seedlings planting strategy, which generates sustainable economic, social and environmental benefits for a future.

A Farmer, who is halfway through establishing her new fruit seedlings nursery, began to see benefits within the first year.
We are asking you to donate $25 to give each family a fruit tree seedling as a Christmas gift to provide food for future generation.

 

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Hope Ofiriha

Location: Oslo, Norway - Norway
Website: http:/​/​www.ofiriha.org
Project Leader:
William Logai Ochieng
Oslo, Oslo Norway
$16,066 raised of $22,000 goal
 
456 donations
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