2017 was a groundbreaking year for GESS. SSSAMS (South Sudan School Attendance Monitoring System – www.sssams.org) – our online system that produces real-time reports on enrolment in South Sudanese schools – recorded 1,509,251 pupils enrolled in 3,652 schools – the highest number ever recorded. Girls made up 44.53% of total enrolment. Particular progress has been […]
Minister of State at DfiD and Foreign Office Minister for Africa, Rory Stewart MP along with Becks Buckingham, Country Director of DFID South Sudan, visited Malakal, the capital of the Upper Nile region, last Friday to witness the impact of UK aid. The Minister visited Malakal PoC New Extension West Basic School (Primary 1 – […]
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.
This morning we were honoured to receive a visit from Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Development (DfID), James Wharton, during his brief 2 day visit to South Sudan. He met GESS Team Leader, Akuja, at Africa Inland Church Primary School in Juba to see the positive impact of the Girls’ […]
YMCA Primary School in Yambio, Gbudwe State, is just one of 3,601 schools that has received a Capitation Grant, funded by the Government and delivered as part of the Girls’ Education South Sudan programme. In light of the current economic crisis, it was decided that in 2016 schools will be able to use up […]
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 […]