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NBG State, Polio Union and GEMS Development Foundation Wheelchair Distribution

22 Wheelchairs/ bicycles were distributed to polio survivors. The recipients came from Aweil, Regina, and Majang Bai, a village in the North County. On April 27, 2015, the State Minister of Health witnessed a wheelchair distribution to polio survivors in the town of Aweil. The project is being supported by GEMS…...

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Ministry Of Health In NBG Support Polio Disabled Union Vocational Centre

The state Minister of Health in Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Hon. Tong Deng Anei has revealed his ministerial ambitions to support the Polio Disabled Union Vocational Centre’s growth and independence by buying them wheel chairs which are locally made by the same group. 28 April 2015, By Agoth Abraham AWEIL, April…...

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John F. Kerry and Susan E. Rice: A time for leadership in South Sudan. Officials in the country must finally take responsibility and end the fighting there.

By John F. Kerry and Susan E. Rice Published December 15, 2014. Washingtonpost.com John F. Kerry is secretary of state. Susan E. Rice is national security adviser. In 2011, the world’s newest nation was born amid joyous celebrations. The international community welcomed South Sudan not just with cheers but also…...

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GoatsfortheoldGoat/ G.E.M.S. Foundation responds to The Washington Post Editorial – December 8th.

“We have been aware from our trips to South Sudan that civil war would break out again after the rainy season. There have been reports for months of arms being shipped in from China and other countries. This does not change the mission of Goatsfortheoldgoat.com/G.E.M.S Foundation. We will continue to…...

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The TV and radio personality is trying to save the country a goat at a time

By Ellen Ratner. Published December 02, 2014. FoxNews.com Editor’s note: The following column originally appeared on World Net Daily. Once a year, we celebrate Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and now Giving Tuesday. There is now an organization devoted to Giving Tuesday. GivingTuesday.org says “#GivingTuesday, a global…...

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South Sudan Is a Tough Place—Ellen Ratner Is Even Tougher

The TV and radio personality—sister of Barclays Center developer Bruce Ratner—is trying to save the country a goat at a time. By Armin Rosen During the weeks leading up to the rainy season, the weather in Juba, the low-rise and mud-hut capital of the recently established nation of South Sudan,…...

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Former slaves see their reflection for the first time

During a trip to South Sudan in the Spring of 2013, two medical students at St. George’s School of Medicine noticed that during photo documentation that the adults had an high interest in seeing their photos in the camera screen. We often see this with children but not adults. The…...

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Health In South Sudan

Recently, in March of 2013, Goats for the Old Goat took five physicians and two medical students to determine the health needs and conditions of slaves returning to South Sudan from Sudan. Although the findings are currently being reviewed, it appears that a lack of protein in their diets is…...

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