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Thursday 9 January 2020

EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT ANNOUNCES US$20 MILLION CATALYTIC GRANT TO SUPPORT A MULTI-YEAR EDUCATION PROGRAMME IN SOUTH SUDAN

 Tito Justin/Save the Children

If fully funded, the programme will provide half a million children and youth with access to equitable, safe, and protective learning environments and support the world’s youngest nation in creating systematic change to move from conflict to development

Friday 15 November 2019

South Sudan: More than 200,000 children forced to flee their homes following flooding

Families already facing extreme malnutrition now taking refuge in displaced to temporary shelters

Monday 11 November 2019

Pneumonia is killing one child every hour in South Sudan

Pneumonia claimed the lives of 7,640 children under the age of five in South Sudan last year, or one child every hour, according to a new UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality analysis.

Monday 19 August 2019

I’m here to serve. I put every last child first despite hard times.

Abyei, South Sudan - There is an excitement around “firsts” that to me, borders on hysteria. Parents in particular wait, watch and use all kinds of technology to capture their child’s “firsts” – their baby’s first word, first smile, first steps, first day in school….

Most firsts relate to something positive, but are they all? Sometimes, it can be our first fall that helps us to learn - which bring me to a recent experience as part of my work with Save the Children in South Sudan.

Friday 16 August 2019

Women saving lives of children in hard to reach areas

Kapoeta, South Sudan - Women humanitarians in South Sudan are not only the frontline workers putting their lives on the line to save others but doing whatever it takes to reach the ‘hard to reach areas.

Nachai, 32, Save the Children volunteer who screens U5 children and educates mothers/Tito Justin

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