Stories


Business Skills training for vulnerable women in Bor PoC site

In this story Elizabeth discusses her experience being part of the Village Savings and Loans project being run by SPEDP at the Bor PoC site.  


Creating Business Opportunities and Independence

Achol views the skills gained during UNDP’s recent Entrepreneurship Training Workshop as a pathway to achieve her dreams of providing her girls with an education and more flexible life options.  


Applying Entrepreneurial Lessons for Success

James is a recent graduate of the Entrepreneurship Training Workshop held from 21-26 May in Aweil, hosted by UNDP and facilitated by master trainers from EMPRETEC Mauritius.  


From Scholar, to Entrepreneur, to Aspiring Employer

At 18 years old, Bolis Joseph Agany was the youngest participant of the Entrepreneurship Training Workshop held in Aweil.  


Businesswoman Eyes Success in Aweil and Beyond

Elizabeth Ajok is only 28 but has dreams of becoming a highly regarded businesswoman, known not only in South Sudan, but internationally.  


Chronicles of Ordinary Hopes

Seeking Peace by Bridging Divides in South Sudan's Cattle Camps. The timing of the recent peace dialogue coincides with the impending arrival of the rainy season in Jonglei and neighboring Bieh State.  


Improving SGBV Response in Yambio Through IGAD Civil Service Support

Local efforts are focusing on boosting institutional capacity for victim-centered responses to instances of special protection cases.  


Creating Co-operative Societies for Development in Torit

Kilara Nasser Tanya is the Deputy Director for Field Management in Torit State Ministry of Agriculture. He works within the Directorate of Community and Rural Development and thanks to the…  


Supporting Survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence in South Sudan

Laura Poni Hatim is a married mother of five children, two boys and three girls. She is a social worker at the Special Protection Unit of the State Ministry of Education, Gender and Social Welfare…  


Justice for Women in South Sudan

Joyce Dawa, from Torit County, suffered violence in her marriage for more than three years. When she was 14, her parents forced her to marry and she had to drop out of school. Joyce’s story is not…  

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