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Goat Delivery Update: March 2019

Do you ever wonder how we transport 600 goats across a war-torn country with only 12 miles of paved roads? Here is a sneak peak into what our on-site staff has been up to these last 3 months. Our Team Luckily for us, we have the best of the best on the…...

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Update: Medical Program March 2019

Excerpts from the latest Medical Report given by Dr. Cholene Espinoza, Director of GEMS Medical Programs, after her recent trip to South Sudan.   “After being here teaching medical students, I am relaying my impressions for you, our donors, to have some of the latest information about our work. The…...

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Ambassador Jonathan Allen’s statement (UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council Briefing on South Sudan

  Statement by Ambassador Jonathan Allen, UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council Briefing on South Sudan Tuesday, 18 December Thank you, Mr President. Five years ago, fighting broke out in South Sudan.  In these five years, nearly 400,000 people have been killed.  Lives have been…...

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Giving Tuesday

Let’s keep defying the odds this GIVING TUESDAY Donate Now In 2018 we successfully delivered 3,064 goats!!! Nubian goats provide up to a liter of milk a day and small business opportunities for thousands of people in Sudan, even in the harshest conditions. While many NGO’s have decided to pull…...

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Unicef – “Conflict pushes South Sudanese into hunger – more than 6 million people face desperate food shortages”

Unicef’s Latest report on South Sudan Conditions (view full article here) highlights the tremendous needs that South Sudan’s people are facing. While many NGO’s are pulling their support out of the country due to mounting political corruption and obstacles, the GEMS Development foundation remains firm in our resolve to alleviate…...

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2017 Progress Report

Dearest Donors, This has been a landmark year for our organization. Here are some highlights of our work in 2017 for the people of South Sudan. 3,209 Goats (We donated our 10,000th goat ever!) 87 Bags of Sorghum 24 Wheelchairs 15 Teacher Bikes $224,032.00 in Total Donations This is twice…...

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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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