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Prayers for Br. Pascal Kawembe

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It was with great sadness that we announce the tragic death, in a car accident in Kenya, of their colleague and friend Br. Pascal Kawembe last May 29th. It is a great loss for our Solidarity Community. Our prayers are for Br Pascal and his family. We can only thank him for the precious support to Solidarity. May he rest in Peace. ...

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LETTER FROM BISHOP EDUARDO DURING UNREST IN YAMBIO

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Ref. Period of enduring Hope and emerging Light in South Sudan’s darkness.   My dearest Sisters and brothers, As I began to think about what to write during this Holy Christmas and New Year seasons, I tried to do what many of us do when looking for the words to say: I wanted to go back into the files. But ...

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Teacher Training Students and The book of forgiving by Desmond Tutu

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Sr Carmita Cabrera, MCC, who teaches CRE at the Teacher Training College in Yambio, Western Equatoria, used ‘the book of forgiveness’ by Bishop Desmond Tutu in her class and the students shared the message each week with the college community at the Friday assembly. The books came to South Sudan thanks to the generosity of some South Sudanese women in the USA who wanted the ...

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Post from Yambio: trainee teachers take study seriously

Level 2 students go to nursery school for practical observation

September 27, 2015 The pictures are of a science investigation we did for solids, liquids and gases. We melted margarine, ice, wax, and sugar. They were surprised about the sugar melting. I hope they will do these in their own classes. We only needed candles to melt them. I know you are wondering how you’d be able to use candles ...

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Going to teach

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Our level two students  go out for 8 weeks to do observations and interviews in the schools. Year two has a big section on child development so we decided to send them to nursery schools to see children who are in earlier stages of development. It is going to be a big project for them which has five parts. I ...

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Sr Pat Johannsen SCL

Sister Pat Johannsen SCL (Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth,Kansas, USA). I joined Solidarity in April 2011. I have a background in elementary education with a concentration in reading. I taught grades one and three for thirteen years. I also have many hours in science–thus I teach science at the teacher training in Yambio. I have worked in maternity homes for ...

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Sr. Margaret Scott, RNDM

Sr. Margaret Scott, RNDM

Margaret Scott is my name and I am a Sister of Our Lady of the Missions from New Zealand. After working for many years in Aboriginal education in Western Australia I was given the opportunity to work in Rome for two years. During that time my eyes were opened to the plight of the people of Southern Sudan and so ...

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Sr. Margaret Sheehan, FCJ

Sr. Margaret Sheehan, FCJ

Sr. Margaret Sheehan of the Faithful Companions of Jesus has an extensive background in education.  As Sr. Margaret says:  “I began my working life as a teacher and perhaps I will end it also as a teacher.” She has taught mathematics and geography in Ireland.  Sr. Margaret has also lived and worked in the Philippines in pastoral services and with ...

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