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Despite current conflict in South Sudan, Nuba Water Project continues to make a difference through delivery of bore-hole repair parts, clean water drops, and tuition support for Nuba refugees.  Click here (www.walkforsudan.org) for info about the Walk for Sudan. 

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Water Pump Repair Parts – Purchase and Delivery

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A Supply Plane Loaded with Water Pump Repair Kits

The Nuba Water Project coordinates the purchase and delivery of water well repair parts to the Nuba Mountains. Many wells throughout the Nuba Mountains and Sudan are broken and inoperable, making clean water inaccessible to the people there.

By providing and transporting repair parts from Kenya through Juba to the Nuba Mountains, we enable residents to make simple repairs and replacement of parts, thereby helping themselves with access to clean water.

 

 Safi Drops

Nuba Water Project provides Safi Drops to people in the Nuba Mountains.  One drop of Safi in a gallon of dirty pond water will kill all the bacteria in 30 minutes, thereby proving clean water for people who have to gather water from lakes and ponds.

Education Scholarships

The Nuba Water Project supports the education of Nuba refugees who have fled to South Sudan, Uganda or Kenya and would be unable to attend school otherwise due to the crisis in the Nuba Mountains. This financial support comes in the form of tuition, boarding school fees, books, and living expenses.

Support has also been provided to secondary schools in the Nuba Mountains.

Current University Scholarship Recipients

Glario, an engineering university student attending school in Kenya, has overcome many obstacles.  We are also supporting him with a monthly stipend as he has no family to help with his living arrangements. We recently provided him with a personal computer to better allow him to complete his classwork. 

Angelo is studying agriculture at Martyr’s University near Kampala, Uganda. He reports to us regularly with information regarding his classes, test scores, and progress. He is already planning for the use of his education upon return to his village in the Nuba Mountains.  We support him with a monthly stipend, in addition to paying his tuition and fees for his education.  

Rania has attended university in Kampala, Uganda. Her degree in public/community health will allow her to make an impact helping her people. Our support for her consisted of tuition and fees, along with living expense money to help care for her children.

Mary Kuku has also requested our help with a certification program in public health that she is attending in Kampala. We have agreed to assist her on a term by term basis with a $500 grant.

 

Crisis Relief/Delivery of Medical Supplies

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Loading a Truck full of Crisis Relief Supplies

Nuba Water Project has delivered crisis relief supplies, including soap, salt, medicine, and medical supplies to the Nuba Mountains in 2011/12 and 2012/13. Due to the Khartoum government-sponsored attacks on innocent civilians in the Nuba Mountains, we have been unable to work in that area and develop water infrastructure for the past two years. Thus, we have designated donations from our annual fundraiser, the Walk for Sudan, toward crisis relief for those survivors who have fled to nearby caves and to refugee camps across the border into South Sudan.

 


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