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Back to School with Lucy Acomo

Back to School with Lucy Acomo

Like too many girls of her generation Lucy Acomo was forced to quit school in order to take care of her family. She never even learned to read and write.
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The Story Behind the Photo

The Story Behind the Photo

What’s written on this blackboard alone won’t change her life, but her education can help pull her out of poverty and give her the opportunity for a future she deserves.
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More Than Just Water

More Than Just Water

The VSLA is a village run system of neighbors lending and borrowing money to each other to start small businesses. The system is linked to a local well and the money is collected in the form of monthly water user fees.
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Lobule Village is now Open Defecation Free

Lobule Village is now Open Defecation Free

As uncomfortable as it is to think about an entire village with no toilets, imagine how uncomfortable it would be to live like. The people of Lobule Village didn’t have the privacy or comfort of using a toilet and the entire community was living just steps away from their own waste
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A Vision For Giving Tuesday

A Vision For Giving Tuesday

Four years ago, he and his parents didn’t have much hope for his future. Now he dreams of being a musician, so that he can share with people the happiness he experiences when he hears music.
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Rhoda Anayo VSLA Group Member

Rhoda Anayo VSLA Group Member

Rhoda has big plans for the future of her business. She wants to start cultivating rice in the nearby swamps, which would make her even more money and provide her community with a steady food staple.
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Amoko Anthony Alibe’s Story

Amoko Anthony Alibe’s Story

Amoko Anthony Alibe is the headmaster from the Stars of Hope Primary School in Malakia near Nimule, Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan. Anthony was born in a village, not far from the school where he now teaches, called Matara. In 1989 the LRA attacked Anthony’s village and he had leave for Uganda.
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Global Hand Washing Day 17th October 2015.

Global Hand Washing Day 17th October 2015.

This year’s theme was “Raise a Hand for Hygiene.” To commemorate the cause, Drop in the Bucket spent the day at the Kudo Primary School in Torit, South Sudan.
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