Saving lives in remote places
In the four years since independence, the world’s newest country has seen incredible hope and excitement overcome by renewed conflict and uncertainty. Since we began working in South Sudan in 1994, Alight has been witness to these fluxes of peace and instability.
Now, we are helping South Sudanese communities to navigate the waters of this difficult period, expanding our reach and seeking out tools to bring the best possible services to some of the most marginalized people in the world.
Protecting women against violence
One of the most devastating consequences of conflict can be the increase in violence again women. With social structures torn apart and support systems taken away, women are often left vulnerable. We are working to prevent this violence in South Sudan through various community - based interventions, raising awareness through case management and education campaigns.
We are constantly inspired by the women we work with. Women who have been victims of trauma and violence are now some of the strongest advocates of Alight’s projects, their courage and tenacity shine through against the odds. They recognize their ability to change the future for their children, and they provide us with insights on how best to stop the cycle of violence. It is because of them, and all of the women affected by the conflict, that we hope to expand our protection efforts in the years to come.
We're always striving to be better at what we do. It's not always easy, but the people we serve deserve the most care, compassion, and best of industry quality we can give.”
– Selywyndas Rajkumar, South Sudan Country Director
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