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Thursday 30 January 2014

'I grow vegetables so my children can go to school'

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.

Thursday 30 January 2014

'We don’t want to be sold'

Ayen Nai, 17, lives in Bor town, Jonglei state. She is part of one of the Student Advocacy Teams established by Save the Children to support young people to advocate in their communities and amongst their peers against harmful practices such as early marriage. She is also one of less than 2% of girls in South Sudan who go on to study at secondary school.

Thursday 30 January 2014

'They are safe'

Hawa, 22, is a member of a community-based child protection network set up by Save the Children in Doro refugee camp, Upper Nile state.

Thursday 30 January 2014

'I am here because of hunger'

Namana, 8, and her family have been struggling to get enough food for the last few months. The families crops were destroyed by floods last year and right now all that her mother is able to feed Namana and her three sisters are the wild fruits and leaves she collects from the bush.

Thursday 30 January 2014

‘All of my children have now been vaccinated’

Nyayalny, 36, lives with her husband and three children in Maiwut, Upper Nile state. She walked for two hours to bring her children Pagak, 3, and Duolduet, 6 months, to the health centre supported by Save the Children in Paga

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