“My name is Joyce Napeyok, 19 years old in Primary 8 at St. Bakhita Day & Boarding Girls’ Primary School. I come from Lawuro village and am 7th child in a family of 9.” “My situation before GESS Programme was not good, both at home and at school. This is because we used to sit […]
Nyatang Johnson is a pupil in P5 at Kuonylou Primary School in Old Fangak, a remote part of former Jonglei State. She received a GESS Cash Transfer for the first time last week, along with 51 of her fellow pupils. After receiving the payment of 2,300 SSP (approximately £25), she said: “I’m very happy for […]
Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS) activities will benefit an estimated 200,000 girls in South Sudan. An estimated 300,000 boys will also benefit from the improved learning environment. But how? Watch this short video to find out.
The Independent Commission for Aid Impact’s (ICAI) review, published yesterday, on ‘The effects of DFID’s cash transfer programmes on poverty and vulnerability’ gave an overall rating of green/amber. This means that achievements have been made in most areas, but more could be done to improve programme effectiveness. One of the recommendations is that “…cash transfers […]
In 2016, #GESS paid out more than 292 million South Sudanese Pounds to 127,214 girls throughout South Sudan, in the form of Cash Transfers. How was the money received? Cash Transfer beneficiaries, teachers and parents give us their account in this video that summarises the Cash Transfer process in 2016. What are cash […]