South Sudan

Quick Stats

Location: East Africa

Surface Area: 619,745 kilometres2

Population:12.53 million

Major Cities: Juba 492,970, Bor 315,351, Yei 260,720, Wau 232,910, Malakal 147,450, Pajok 49,000, Gogrial 44,600, Aweli 33,537, Rumbek 32,100, Yambio 31, 685.

Major Languages: Dinka, Nuer, Bari, Zande, Shilluk

Colonial History: under United Kingdom rule

Official Language: English, Arabic

Overview

African Enterprise Kenya works in partnership with Christians in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, to facilitate peace and reconciliation training through community workshops. There are a number of community projects that take place in the capital to help conflict dissipate, and to ensure that people are cared for in the crisis zones. Projects have included:

  • National Prayer Breakfasts with members of the South Sudanese government
  • Working with university students through ethical and godly leadership seminars
  • Weekly schools-based ‘Youth Life Skills’ programs
  • Work with impoverished and vulnerable people, including orphanages

 

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