Sudan Relief Fund
Helping the Less Fortunate By Showing Compassion

Helping the Less Fortunate By Showing Compassion

Caring for the less fortunate members of society isn’t only done out of abundance. As Mama Mary Aurupai of Juba, South Sudan, has demonstrated, simply showing compassion and some form of generosity can make a world of difference for most people.
After losing her parents at such a young age,

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Sudanese Government Signs Peace Deal with Rebels

Sudanese Government Signs Peace Deal with Rebels

For more than 20 years, a civil war has raged on in Sudan between the nation and various rebel groups from surrounding regions. Recently, the Sudanese government and the heads of this alliance came to an agreement to end the fighting which has already claimed the lives of hundreds of

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Covid-19 Hits Sudan Displacement Camps; Return Pressure on the Rise

Covid-19 Hits Sudan Displacement Camps; Return Pressure on the Rise

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, and the South Sudan region has been hit particularly hard by the disease. Out of the six UN-protected displacement camps (known as Protection of Civilians sites), two have seen outbreaks of the coronavirus, prompting UN officials to encourage camp residents to

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Sudan Declares Christmas a Public Holiday for First Time in a Decade

Sudan Declares Christmas a Public Holiday for First Time in a Decade

This past Wednesday, millions of people around the world celebrated Christmas. However, this was the first time in 10 years that the country of Sudan recognized Christmas as a public holiday, which is seen as a major step toward realizing religious equality and freedom in the region.
For the past

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Bishop Kussala Recalls Traumatizing Adolescence in War-Torn Sudan

Bishop Kussala Recalls Traumatizing Adolescence in War-Torn Sudan

South Sudan has been engaged in turmoil for years, and people such as Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala knows first-hand of how horrid life is in the war-torn region.
When he was two months old, Bishop Kussala’s mother was violently killed, forcing him to be raised by his grandmother.
According to

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South Sudan Defies Peace Deal; Recruits 10,000 Soldiers

South Sudan Defies Peace Deal; Recruits 10,000 Soldiers

Despite efforts over the past year to establish peace in South Sudan, it seems that local governments may be heading in another direction. Recent reports indicate that President Salva Kiir and the South Sudan National Security Service have recruited approximately 10,000 new fighters, breaching the terms of the peace deal.

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Pope Francis’ Kiss: Minor Gesture or Symbol of Peace for South Sudan?

Pope Francis’ Kiss: Minor Gesture or Symbol of Peace for South Sudan?

For the past several years, South Sudan’s civil war has left hundreds of thousands of people dead and millions of refugees displaced from their homes. Prominent figures such as Bishop Eduardo Kussala have dedicated their time to establishing peace in the warring nation. During these trying times, even the smallest

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Pope Heads to South Sudan in 2020 for Dialogue with Leaders

Pope Heads to South Sudan in 2020 for Dialogue with Leaders

This past Sunday, Pope Francis addressed the Vatican with his intentions to join the dialogue on South Sudan by visiting the war-torn nation in the upcoming year.
For the past several years, South Sudan has been caught in a civil war that has left countless people dead or displaced from

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Orphan Survives a Rebel Attack

While there, Grace, like hundreds of other children, had very little in the way of food, clean water, and other basic needs. She spent many of her days walking more than 2 hours to get clean water.