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Sarah Awelping

Sarah Awelping

Sarah was only 15 years old at the time. She knew that if she was forced to marry the old man her life would consist of a loveless marriage in which her main job would be to provide the man with children until he grew tired of her and took yet another wife.
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Ayum Mary Diny

Ayum Mary Diny

Ayum Mary Diny loves school. Unfortunately due to decades of war she spent most of her childhood unable to go to school, like so many of her friends in South Sudan. Npw that the fighting has stopped Ayum is now 19 years old and only in the second grade.
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Gillian Akullo

Gillian Akullo

Drop in the Bucket staff took Gillian to the clinic and learned that she had the dangerous bilharzia worm.  The clinic gave her antibiotics.  We are now working with the sub-county health officials to make sure that all of the students at Ating Tuo Primary school are de-wormed
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The Wheatlands Elementary School

The Wheatlands Elementary School

Throughout the year the school had been practicing acts of kindness and had made several donations to organizations in their community. This time they decidedto raise money help build a well for a school in Africa with Drop in the Bucket
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Changing attitudes about female education

Changing attitudes about female education

For Charity things are going well. Because of the school intervention, her parents allowed her to return to class and she recently passed the national exams. She’s headed to high school next term.
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Charity Atem

Charity Atem

Charity Atem is 16 years old and is a student at the Alela Modern Primary School in northern Uganda. Drop in the Bucket has been working at the Alela Modern Primary School for several years now and has spent time with the head teacher, a man named Christopher Elem.
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Northern Bahr el Ghazal – the poorest area in South Sudan

Northern Bahr el Ghazal – the poorest area in South Sudan

Although the need for water is very high on everybody’s priority list, the unfortunate reality is, education is not as high, especially in the villages. We are hopeful this water will serve as an incentive to encourage these families to send their children to school, especially the girls.
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When you educate a girl you educate the nation

When you educate a girl you educate the nation

But education is definitely the key, and that’s what we’re here to do. There is no way this country will progress if these children are not educated.  We are dedicated to providing the incentives needed to get these kids to school, and keep them there!
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