30,000 primary school teachers in South Sudan, currently paid as little as $3 a month, to receive a monthly incentive of $40 under EU IMPACT programme. Supporting 30,000 teachers, striving to assist every primary school in South Sudan, and sustaining the social fabric. Stefano De Leo, Ambassador of the European Union to South Sudan today announced […]

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As we approached the midpoint of the Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS) programme last year, we began to reflect upon lessons learnt. As a development programme, successfully operating in an ongoing and ever-changing conflict setting, the potential for knowledge sharing on best practice is huge. So how has such a comprehensive programme continued to deliver […]

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FCO Press Release: Honours for the best of Britain overseas The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) announces 76 awards for Britons in recognition of exceptional service to Britain overseas. The Diplomatic Service and Overseas New Year 2017 Honours List recognises extraordinary people in a range of fields overseas including voluntary and charitable work, education, health, […]

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GESS is pleased to announce the following: Akuja de Garang, Team Leader of Girls’ Education South Sudan, has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire)     Girls’ Education South Sudan, (GESS), funded by UK Aid – a programme which has broken ground over the last four years in enrolment, […]

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Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS) Team Leader, Akuja, was joined by the Ministry of General Education and Instruction’s (MoGEI) Deputy Director of Partners Coordination, George, this morning on Radio Miraya to discuss the ongoing progress of Cash Transfer disbursement to girls in South Sudan. The Programme has been alerted to a few isolated cases whereby the […]

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This is Elizabeth. Elizabeth received a cash transfer through GESS last year, and says it has helped her a lot. She was able to buy uniform, shoes and books with the money, including grammar textbooks, which she particularly enjoys because English is her favourite subject. Elizabeth is in Primary 6 of Mayath Girls’ Primary School […]

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