Thursday 27 January 2022

Saving lives through Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition

Adut* (1.5) who recovered from malnutrition lives with her mother Jane* (39) and five siblings in Bor, a large town in South Sudan hard hit by conflict, floods and inter-communal fighting. Her father works outside the town and only visits a few times a year. 

Photo: Tito Justin/Save the Children

Wednesday 26 January 2022

Child caregivers encourage young mothers, female teachers to remain in class

ECW supports schools to hire older women as babysitters to take care of babies while young mothers and female teachers stay in class during lessons.

Monday 24 January 2022

Teachers in Bor applaud SB2S project for improving their working condition

Teachers during a Safe Back to School (SB2S) conference in Bor. Photo: Daniel Danis/Save th Children 

Bor, South Sudan - Teachers in Bor town have embraced their newly acquired skills resulting to an improved participatory learning approach among pupils.

Thursday 20 January 2022

Safe Back to School reduces early marriages, encourages school retention.

Girls playing in Bor Girls Primary School. Photo: Tito Justin/Save the Children

Local communities in Bor town have reported no case of early marriages between October and December 2021 following the intervention of the Safe Back to School project implemented by Save the Children. This was revealed during a community dialogue conference in Jonglei state capital in December, 2021.

Tuesday 14 December 2021

Stakeholders discuss how to document learning outcome assessment for South Sudan with support from ECW

Education Cannot Wait is supporting the initiative to kick-start discussions on conducting learning outcome assessment for South Sudan.