Project #1480

Child Sponsorship for Sudan's Neediest Children

by Near East Foundation (NEF)
May 21, 2007

Interview with Local Committee members in Dar Es Salaam -- learn about the people who live there.

Like the now 30,000 residents of Dar Es Salaam, committee members come from across Sudan, far north to the south, east to west, reflecting the vast ethnic diversity and language of their country. What they all have in common is how they came to Dar Es Salaam--fleeing civil war and conflicts that have plagued Sudan for decades. As Local Committee Chairman Mohamed Osman Mohamed, a 35-year-old trader originally from South Kordofan, put it: "We are the children of conflict and pioneers in the new Sudan. Our struggle is a shared one."


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Near East Foundation (NEF)

Location: Syracuse, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Roger Hardister
Regional Director, Near East Foundation
Garden City, Cairo, Egypt Egypt

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