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Nov

0

George Clooney & South Sudan

South Sudan has been in and out of the news over the past few years, sometimes in articles about humanitarian relief efforts, but more often than not about unfortunate and dire circumstances the people there are subject to. Although a wide range of efforts and heavily sponsored trips have been made, little has been accomplished […]

19
Jul

0

Civil War Breaks out (Part 2)

Although the seeds of the second civil war were planted as early as the 1970s, the conflict lasted from 1983-2005. In the late 1970s, the north repeatedly violated the Addis Ababa Agreement, which generated turmoil in the south. In May 1983, ex-Anyanya troops were attacked when they refused to transfer to the north. The battalion […]

27
Mar

0

Education Statistics in South Sudan

One of the main goals of our charity is raising awareness, as well as raising funds to benefit education initiatives in South Sudan. The state of education in South Sudan leaves much to be desired for both young people and older adults in search of a brighter future. We did some research on education statistics […]

13
Mar

0

Busy days!

After several months of constant work done by everyone at our charity, including our fantastic and dedicated volunteers, we are pleased to announce several great updates for the month of March. First, we were able to successfully organize an event in which we teamed up with members of a university ski team to provide free […]

11
Mar

0

Essay Contest (update)

Well, it has been a couple months now and we have had some great turnout for our recent event, Catching Air: A Ski Day Benefitting By the Hand. The event was an essay contest to help make skiing more inclusive and less elitist. The prize for the top 15 essay writers is an amazing experience […]

11
Mar

0

Our Partners

Our charity has been working with several outstanding non-profits, which we frankly are honored and lucky to have created partnerships with. We urge all of our contributors and readers to take a moment to view the websites of these charitable organizations, as they serve as a constant inspiration and motivation for us to succeed in […]

04
Mar

0

Making skiing less elitist

Igor and I have several goals for our charities. Igor is very concerned with making skiing less elitist and accessible to underprivileged youth. Skiing, while an athletically rewarding sport in so many ways, is an expensive hobby to maintain. Igor and I are lucky to have resources at hand and we also have the great […]

27
Feb

0

Tragedy in South Sudan

The recent kidnapping in South Sudan is heartbreaking to all, and especially sad for us as supporters of South Sudan education. If you did not hear the news, on February 21 of this year 89 schoolchildren, some no older than 13, were abducted from their school while preparing for exams. This atrocity is just one […]

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