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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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