Transform a Village in South Sudan

by World Concern
Vetted
Apr 24, 2013

William the "seed multiplier"

William proudly displays his full bags of sorghum.
William proudly displays his full bags of sorghum.

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 three. The war left him with no marketable job skills. After training with World Concern staff, William worked as a cashier at one of World Concern’s local banks. This inspired him to press on and pursue a high education.  

William recently returned from completing his schooling and is now a successful farmer. World Concern has provided him with the knowledge, tools, and seeds to further his business.

To many, William is known as one of Lietnhom’s “seed multipliers.” He produced fifteen bags of sorghum during the most recent harvest.

Because of your support, William has maintained his farm without selling any of his precious livestock. In the upcoming months, he will participate in the World Concern organized seed fair, where he will sell his infamous sorghum seeds.

Thank you for partnering with us to empower dads, moms, and families in this village. Your support continues to make a difference in helping transform lives in Lietnhom.

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World Concern

Location: Seattle, WA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.worldconcern.org
Project Leader:
Cathy Herholdt
Seattle, Washington United States

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