Save the Children “Cash Plus” interventions saves Wol Deng Kuol, a visually impaired man’s family. With the small cash injection, he is now able to pay school fees, take his children to hospital and buy food.
"The only item that is in abundance is Ekamongo, small, bitter, wild green that are boiled, mashed and have to be mixed with oil and salt, it's - the only option for starving children in greater Kapoeta, South Sudan.
Lafon in South Sudan, an area known for its beautiful scenery and seasonal wildlife migration is experiencing the worst hunger. In a recent assessment by Save the Children, Lafon has severe acute malnutrition rate of 2.9% well above the humanitarian threshold. Ravaged by insecurity and hunger, more than half of the population in the town remain displaced.
Martha, 37, lives in Pagak, Upper Nile state. She has six children – four daughters and two sons – aged between 15 years and 18 months old. Like many other people in the area Martha often struggles to feed her family as floods followed by drought mean that it is hard to grow sufficient crops.
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