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Accomplishments of GEMS

GOATS: In February of 2017, we gave out our 10,000th “she goat.” “She goats” produce 1 (one) and 1/2 liters of milk a day, giving nutrition to hungry children and their families. Groups of families can then begin their own dairy and make cheese and other sustainable products. We have collected…...

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Recent News on South Sudan

http://www.news24.com/Africa/News/advance-team-of-un-peacekeepers-arrive-in-south-sudan-20170501 http://abcnews.go.com/ South Sudanese people live on leaves as hunger crisis wages on...

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Hygiene Kits: February 2017

HYGIENE KITS: Days for Girls, Highland Village Chapter President Pam Moore and Board Member Heather Olsen, appreciated the opportunity to travel with GEMS Foundation to distribute postpartum and feminine hygiene kits to girls and women in South Sudan. During the recent trip, they were able to meet with local officials…...

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ACCOMPLISHMENTS of GEMS DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION — FOCUSED IN SOUTH SUDAN: Updated March 2017

GOATS: In February of 2017, we gave out our 10,000th “she goat.” “She goats” produce 1 (one) and 1/2 liters of milk a day, giving nutrition to hungry children and their families. Groups of families can then begin their own dairy and make cheese and other sustainable products. We have collected…...

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Update on South Sudan

Dear Donors, We wanted to give you as much information as we can regarding the dire situation in South Sudan.  The attached article which we received this morning relates to the situation in the state of Northern Bahr El Ghazel, which is where most of our field work is managed. …...

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Country’s lone psychiatrist sets sights on mental health reform in war-torn South Sudan

South Sudan’s sole licensed psychiatrist is on a mission to transform mental health care in the country of more than 12 million. In South Sudanese culture, mental illness is often believed to be caused by hostile possession of spirits, evil curses or punishment from God, and patients are regularly recommended…...

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