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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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Merry Christmas 2018!

Luka wanted me to let you all know that he was able to deliver 200 goats to students in grades 1, 2, and 3 at the Angor Chuei Primary school. Due to some technical issues, he was not able to send me any group photos of the delivery but you…...

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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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