Sudan Relief Fund
My Visit to South Sudan – 2019 – Part 1

My Visit to South Sudan – 2019 – Part 1

This May, a small team, including our Director of Operations, David Dettoni, and me, visited South Sudan on a customary visit to check on the programs your donations support. Over the next few months, I will be sharing details of my latest visit to show you the impact of your

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Loreto Rumbek School Grows

Loreto Rumbek School Grows

Amid the long-running conflict, the Loreto Secondary School is thriving in Rumbek, South Sudan, thanks to the generous support of Sudan Relief Fund donors.
The boarding school educates girls aged 5-20. During 2019’s intake, more than 420 applicants arrived to complete the first stage of the school’s intake process– a

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Emergency Aid Message for Brother Bernhard

Emergency Aid Message for Brother Bernhard

We are always getting regular updates about what is happening on the ground in South Sudan. I received this request from our partner, Brother Bernhard, who is in desperate need for food relief. His request is below.

Neil, yes, we most urgently need to import food!
Too many people

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When hospital work becomes a test of faith

When hospital work becomes a test of faith

Dr. Tom Catena moved to Sudan in 2008 to work as a surgeon in a remote rebel-held territory. He currently leads the Mother of Mercy Hospital in the Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan, Sudan. Catena’s 435-bed facility is the only referral hospital in a region of roughly a million Sudanese.

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Scholarship Program Gives 91 Orphans a Jump Start to Education

Scholarship Program Gives 91 Orphans a Jump Start to Education

91 orphaned and abandoned children received a jump start to their education and earned their kindergarten graduation certificate.
The children enrolled at St. Joseph’s Nursery School in Narus, South Sudan are part of a scholarship program, which was funded by the generosity of Sudan Relief Fund supporters.
But for these

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Sudan Relief Fund Delivers 11 Tons of Medicine

Sudan Relief Fund Delivers 11 Tons of Medicine

Thanks to the generosity of our incredible donors, we were able to fund the purchase and delivery of 11 tons of lifesaving medicine for Dr. Tom Catena and his staff at the Mother of Mercy Hospital! Hundreds of boxes are currently on the way to Gidel and will arrive at

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A Warm Thank You from Bishop Kussala

A Warm Thank You from Bishop Kussala

HAPPY THANKSGIVING
This Thanksgiving, we’re thankful for you, and all of our incredible donors, who enable us to provide help, peace, and hope for a better future in the world’s youngest nation.
Each day, your big heart continues to reach these suffering people, making it possible for us to feed

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My Recent Trip to South Sudan – Part 3

My Recent Trip to South Sudan – Part 3

There is a very limited number of medical doctors available in Africa—and Dr. Jon Fielder is one of them.
He’s been a medical missionary in Malawi and Kenya since 2002 and co-founded the African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF), a charity that supports mission hospitals in Africa. I had the pleasure

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SRF Director of Operations David Dettoni honored by Westmont College

SRF Director of Operations David Dettoni honored by Westmont College

Sudan Relief Fund’s Director of Operations was honored in September by his college alma mater. David Dettoni won Westmont College’s prestigious Global Service Award. Each year the Santa Barbara, California school “honors an individual who demonstrates devoted service to God’s kingdom through international, missionary or non-profit work by living a

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My Recent Trip to South Sudan – Part 2

My Recent Trip to South Sudan – Part 2

Among the 275,000 refugees living in Bidi Bidi, the majority have helplessly watched their families, neighbors and friends be shot and killed by armed forces, have become a victim of sexual violence, and have witnessed some of the most horrific events that are too cruel to even describe.
So many

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