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    Solidarity Annual General Assembly 2019

    On 27th November 2019, Solidarity with South Sudan held its annual Assembly at the De La Salle Brothers headquarters in Rome. Thirty six member congregations attended, along with a number of other congregations who are considering various types of engagement in South Sudan. Also in attendance, where diplomatic representatives from the USA and the UK and some donor organizations. Last year, this occasion offered a retrospective look at ten years of presence in the country. This year, we considered some ...

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Riimenze Community Projects-Refugee Camp Outreach

Just down the road from the Riimenze community in Western Equatoria, Southern Sudan is Makpandu Refugee Camp. The refugees have fled from violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Central African Republic. Solidarity with Southern Sudan is currently offering informal education classes focusing on women’s empowerment. Makpandu Refugee Camp – Western Equatoria, Southern Sudan Sister Rosa Le Thi Bong, RNDM (Vietnam) Solidarity with Southern Sudan-Riimenze

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Riimenze Community Projects-Health

Sr. Joana Mai Hla Kyi RNDM (Myanmar) is has developed a small clinic in Riimenze that delivers care to patients with an emphasis on herbal medicine and natural treatment. Sr. Joana is a professionally trained nurse and specializes in herbal medicine. Many of the medicines that are prescribed for patients are grown right in the Riimenze community. One of the most malevolent health problems in Southern Sudan is malaria. Below is a video of Sr. Joana at work in her ...

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Riimenze Community Projects-Women’s Group

Sr. Josephine Murugi Njiri RNDM (Kenya) has developed a women’s group in Riimenze, Western Equatoria, Southern Sudan. The goal of the project is to teach women a skill and help them strive to seek new knowledge. She is using sewing as a tool to empower women to increase their family income. Currently, there are eleven women learning to sew with Sr. Josephine. Sr. Josephine Murugi Njiru RNDM (Kenya) Solidarity with Southern Sudan

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Women Empowerment

by Sr Josepheine Muruji ZEREDA (PEACE) WOMEN GROUP The peace group is engaged in learning tailoring and sewing skills with the aim of helping women to become self- reliant in the future. Tailoring is viewed as men’s job in this particular area and therefore women do not seem to be interested in learning the skill. There were no women tailors before in this location but now they have shown the interest and that they can shine in the area of ...

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