It’s a characteristically sunny day in South Sudan’s short dry season and a group of around 25 people – young and old, women and men– band together in a classroom, where there’s some much-needed respite from the 11am sun. There’s the low level hum of chitter chatter as the group greet each other. A lady […]
Our Community Mobilisation Officer in Tambura County spoke to Angeline Louis from Nabaria Community Group about the benefits of Listening Clubs. She said that the Listening Clubs she takes part in have helped to shift some negative social and cultural attitudes towards girls’ education. The programme has made changes in her own house by helping […]
“My name is Gabriel Deng Mabior. I am 61 years old. I am a parent and the Chairperson of the School Management Committee (SMC) in Warallel Primary school in Aweil West County of Lol State. My daughter; Elizabeth Nyantu Mabior goes to this school. She is 16 years old and is in P7 this year. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Along with its partners the GESS team is fully operational and is continuing to support the people of South Sudan to maintain its education sector. The Programme is working at scale and will flexibly place greater emphasis on the resilience and recovery of school communities that have been affected by on-going conflict. The GESS […]