War, Refugees, and a New Location

We often say that South Sudan is a hard place to work and 2016 proved to be the most difficult year yet. A failed peace agreement in July gave way to deep instability as war and violence spread throughout the country. Annual inflation soared to over 800%, and hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese fled their homes for the safety of the refugee camps in neighboring countries. Uganda alone welcomed almost 500,000 South Sudanese refugees in 2016. As the violence and insecurity escalated over the second half of last year, we were forced to reduce, and eventually suspend, operations at our ...

FEBRUARY 2017 | Prayer Requests

“Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” Ephesians 5:1-2 The conflict in South Sudan continues to escalate and there are now a reported 1.2 million South Sudanese seeking refuge in neighboring countries, primarily in Uganda. Will you please pray with us? HEALING : One of our staff, Butti’s, child was admitted to the hospital a few days ago. Please pray for quick healing. PROTECTION + SAFETY : The conflict in South Sudan is affecting our staff and ...

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