Capitation Grant Helps to Boost the Sciences

August 16, 2022 12:15 pm

Loyola Secondary School in Wau, Western Bahr el Ghazal State received capitation grants from the Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS) programme in both 2020 and 2021. Capitation grants are funds made available to all not-for-profit schools (government, community, and faith-based... View Article

GESS Family Listening Sessions Lead to Economic Empowerment

August 1, 2022 9:17 am

The GESS programme aims to increase the enrolment and retention of learners in schools. One way that the programme does this is through behaviour change communication activities, including broadcasting radio programme, “Our School”, across the country. In media dark or... View Article

Happy to be Back!

September 16, 2021 12:43 pm

“When I finish my education, I want to be a teacher, so that I’ll support those who are like me, as they face a lot of challenges”, says Eunice. Eunice is a Primary 5 learner at Rajaf Educational Centre for... View Article

Sharing the Stories of Persons with Disabilities

August 9, 2021 3:23 pm

Valerie Awino, a Project Support Officer who works on our Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS) programme, reflects on the impact community storytelling has on advocacy through the following story… Last year, on International Day of Persons with Disabilities in 2020, Ajak Atem... View Article

Keeping education on the agenda during school closures

May 6, 2021 12:02 pm

It’s over a year since schools closed across South Sudan due to COVID-19. Learning for many children came to a standstill until the Ministry of General Education and Instruction (MoGEI), together with education partners, introduced distance learning through radio. However,... View Article