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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Today is World Teachers’ Day. This year’s theme is “Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status”. This resonates strongly with South Sudanese teachers, many of whom have seen declining respect for the teaching profession due to low incomes. However, we continue to be impressed by the resilience & determination of teachers throughout South Sudan, who remain committed to […]

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Story written by:    Muni Henry Iga                                      Head teacher,                                      Vision Bearers Academy Primary School   It had been a while since I had a refresher course when the Education Specialist, Mr. Kenyi Sebit John, got me in the office at Vision Bearers P/s to deliver his monthly training program of teachers. I had only […]

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