Tag Archives: Bari

Tongues Galore

Working in South Sudan is working in a land of many languages.  I live in a guesthouse primarily run by Ugandans who speak a mixture of Luganda, Lusoga, and Swahili.  The guests come from all over the world.  One day … Continue reading

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Community Health Education

It’s been so long since I’ve written, with so many things both good and bad having happened, it’s hard to know what to say as I attempt to write again. The project is now in full swing.  Every week, I’m … Continue reading

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A Praise in the Middle of Chaos

Living and working in South Sudan is full of paradox.  Like Dickens’ ‘…Two Cities’ it includes the best of times and the worst of times.  The bad is obvious.  Poor country, disease is prevalent, and the rumors of violence are … Continue reading

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Sermonette: Teach us to number our days….

“So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom” – Psalm 90:12 Recently, the diocese held the annual mother’s union training, which calls women from all over the diocese to participate in a three-day … Continue reading

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Juba is Hot!!!!!

In South Sudan, the “dry” season is about to come to a close, and I’m all too excited for it’s duration to end. It has been unbearably hot the past couple of months. I was warned that February and March … Continue reading

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Forgiveness in a Far Away Place

Mama Rose, ECS-Rejaf’s Mother’s Union Coordinator has been my closest South Sudanese companion since I’ve been in South Sudan.  She makes it her business to make sure I’m healthy, safe, and taken care of.  However, one day, through my actions … Continue reading

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Disease: Malaria

Malaria is a disease most of us know something about.  Through the news and stories from friends who’ve traveled abroad we know that malaria is caused through mosquitoes bites that carry a particular parasite that enters the blood and causes … Continue reading

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