Preemie Twins Saved at Birth

Preemie Twins Saved at Birth

The life of a pregnant woman in South Sudan can be challenging. Lack of access to healthcare or even hospitals within many hours’ drive can make any complication turn deadly for both mother and child. An insufficient diet, lack of clean water sources, and strenuous work conditions can exacerbate the […]

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Mary Abdallah

Mary Abdallah

While many of us take transportation opportunities for granted, getting from here to there in South Sudan can be overwhelming, if not altogether impossible at times. Automobile ownership is virtually nonexistent, fuel is costly, and modes of transport are further inhibited by impassable roads during the rainy season. Most travel […]

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

WILL YOU GIVE A GIFT TO HELP A MOTHER IN NEED FOR MOTHER’S DAY? Mothers are truly a precious gift worth celebrating. They pour so much love and sacrifice into our lives, and we are grateful. But in some parts of the world, being a mother is incredibly difficult. As […]

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Rashida Ibrahim

Rashida Ibrahim

Rashida Ibrahim says that without the help she received at Mother of Mercy Hospital, she wouldn’t be alive today to share her story. Mother of Mercy Hospital is a referral hospital in the Nuba Mountains of South Sudan, the only trauma center in a 300-mile radius serving over 250,000 Sudanese. […]

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Radina Abdulgasim and Baby Maaz

Radina Abdulgasim and Baby Maaz

Radina Abdulgasim was only 27 years old and busy being a mother to two children when she started to notice strange swellings on the right side of her neck. At that time she was in the city of Khartoum in central Sudan. Before she knew it she would undergo four […]

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Eman Gabriel

Eman Gabriel

Eman Gabriel Kuku is a 2-year-old whose family is from Dabakaya, Sudan. Her father explained that one morning, Eman woke up and was unable to get out of her bed. She couldn’t walk or move at all – she was essentially paralyzed. She was taken to the village pharmacy dispensary […]

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Naira Amin

Naira Amin

Naira Amin is a young toddler who would have lost the ability to walk last year, had it not been for the help of Dr. Tom Catena and the staff of Mother of Mercy Hospital.   Her mother, Lubna, tells us about how, in December 2019, Naira began to experience […]

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Winnie

Winnie

After providing medical treatment and support for six years to thousands of refugees living at Bidi Bidi – then the largest refugee camp in the world – Nurse Noeleen Loughran recently returned to South Sudan with the influx of refugees being forced out of the closing camps in Uganda. She […]

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Jalila Noah Jirada

Jalila Noah Jirada

Jalila Noah Jirada lives in Farandallah, a small village in South Sudan. Recently, Jalila experienced a terrifying situation that no expecting mother ever wants to go through: a premature birth. When Jalila was five-months pregnant with Nancy, she started to notice unusual things happening to her body, which she believed […]

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Mursi

Mursi

When he was five years old, Mursi, a boy from Karkarai, Sudan, found an unnatural swelling near his abdomen. This swelling began to grow at an exponential rate, and no medicine could stop it. By the third visit to the local clinic, the nurses recommended transferring him to Mother of […]

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Lepers Still Suffer Among Us

Leprosy is an infectious but curable disease. Yet some 200,000 people around the world are still affected today, most suffering in poor and remote parts of Africa and Asia.