World Vision supported final year students of Basic school to take their final exams

World Vision supports children in Sudan to take their final year exams

Following the country's first positive COVID-19 case in March, Sudan’s authorities imposed a raft of precautionary restrictions, including closure of all learning institutions, in an effort to contain the spread of the highly infectious virus. In May of 2020, UNESCO, estimated that at least 8 million leaners in Sudan, were impacted by continued school closures. 

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Sustaining COVID-19 behaviour change messages and bridging the gap between knowledge and practice

The biggest concern with COVID-19

World Vision is actively represented in two of Sudan's eight COVID-19 response pillars outlined in the country's preparedness and response plan, which are namely Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE), and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC). Martin Mutisya, our WASH Programme Manager based in the capital Khartoum, has been participating in response activities since mid-March. On our latest blog, he shares reflections from the ground, noting that the biggest challenge is not so much a lack of knowledge, but changing attitudes and behaviours.

 

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COVID 19 would overwhelm inadequately equipped and staffed health facilities, and increase vulnerabilities of the most vulnerable (photo taken in 2019).

COVID-19 could devastate millions in Sudan

As of 13 April 2020, Sudan's Federal Ministry of Health has  confirmed 29 cases of COVID-19 in the country and four fatalities. A further spread or a large scale outbreak of the virus, would devastate millions and increase their vulnerabilities, as well as overwhelm the Sudan healthcare system. World Vision is prioritising preventative measures, in supporting the Government's efforts to stop and slow the spread of COVID-19, and safeguard the population from its threat.

 

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Strengthening community resilience

Delivering relief assistance communities affected by disasters

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Sudan

As a child-focused organisation, our goal is to see children reach their full potential. We don’t just want children to survive, we want them to thrive! We began working in Sudan in 1983, our programmes were initially operational until 1988. In June 2004, we resumed operations, in response to the Darfur Crisis.

Today, our teams of dedicated development and humanitarian professionals work tirelessly to contribute to the improved well-being of boys and girls through multi-sectoral and community-based programmes across four states: South Darfur, Blue Nile, East Darfur and South Kordofan. Our headquarters are in Khartoum.

We remain committed to our vision of life in all its fullness for all children. By 2020, we hope to have positively affected 2.5 million boys and girls in Sudan.

40.8 million

Population, total

Khartoum

Capital City

45.4 billion

GDP (current US$)

Volunteers, critical in fight against malnutrition

Current grant-funded projects

World Vision operations are funded by private donors, public institutions, government agencies and the United Nations. 

Improving livelihoods

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Safe Spaces for Children

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Battling Malnutrition

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