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Volunteering in South Sudan

With poor infrastructure and lack of many facilities, South Sudan is a good place for a wilderness volunteer excursion. The kind that takes you right to the heart of the matter.

Organization such as VSO International can guarantee your safety and reasonable comfort while giving you just what the doctor ordered in South Sudan. The VSO education program aims to build capacity in the local education system and improve quality of primary education. The organization is especially interested in education specialists with 5 years experience. The health program is working to boost the numbers of trained nurse and doctors within the country while the governance program aims to educate the public on how to take control of their country.

Following along brutal struggle to independence organizations such as the International Rescue Committee have walked alongside this nation for over 20 years. The organization has been among the largest medical aid providers in South Sudan through the period. Today the IRC continues to provide vital health services, child survival programs, education and sexual violence aid and prevention projects.

For individuals interested in teaching volunteer projects, the Valentino Achak Deng Foundation periodically enlists volunteers. Volunteers with the foundation help with capacity building in the village of Marial Bai in South Sudan. Volunteers enlisted during summer months assist with teaching classes and professional development of trained teachers. For faith based volunteer missions, the South Sudanese Friends International mission can help individuals spread the gospel in the virgin country. For individuals abroad who may be unable to make the physical trip missions IRIS South Sudan welcome participants to promote their sponsorship programme.

 

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