CHILDHOOD RESCUE

South Sudan

With ongoing civil unrest, and a devastating hunger crisis, South Sudan is one of the world's most dangerous places for children.

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South Sudan is one of the world's most dangerous places for children. Eight years of violent conflict is causing widespread destruction and death. Children and families are forced to flee their homes, many of them on the brink of starvation. The devastating hunger crisis puts millions at risk of famine. We urgently need your help to protect vulnerable children in South Sudan.

<span style="color:#00acca">7 million</span>

7 million

people struggle to find enough food each day. 

<span style="color:#00acca">1.4 million</span>

1.4 million

children are suffering from acute malnutrition.

<span style="color:#00acca">52%</span>

52%

of girls in South Sudan are married before the age of 18.


Hunger crisis - Millions at risk of starvation or famine

<br>Hunger crisis - Millions at risk of starvation or famine

Right now, children in South Sudan are starving. They’re facing the worst hunger crisis in living memory. Food insecurity in South Sudan has reached the most extreme levels since independence in 2011. 

Millions are at risk of starvation or famine as almost 7 million people - 60% of the population struggle to find enough food each day.

It's 2022. No child should die from starvation. When hunger threatens a child, there’s no time to waste. 

Please help provide life-saving food aid to children weak from hunger. You can help stop hunger, malnutrition and the onset of starvation.

Give to Childhood Rescue to protect children in dangerous places like South Sudan.

A monthly gift of $20, will provide $120 worth of life-changing support to children whose lives are on the line, thanks to our partnerships with other organisations.




Girls forced to marry, some as young as 12 years old

<br>Girls forced to marry, some as young as 12 years old

Gender inequality and harmful cultural norms have resulted in 52% of girls in South Sudan being married before they are 18; 9% before they are 15.

Early marriage violates girls’ rights to health, education and future opportunities. It exposes girls to devastating violence and traps them in a cycle of poverty.

Once married, girls face intense social pressure to prove their fertility. Often married to older husbands, it can be extremely difficult for girls to assert their wishes, particularly when it comes to negotiating safe sexual practices and the use of family planning methods.

Together, with your support we can continue to partner with communities to break down ingrained beliefs and unequal systems that force women and girls into early marriage.


Please help children in countries like South Sudan survive, recover and build a future.

A monthly gift of $20, will provide $120 worth of life-changing support to children whose lives are on the line, thanks to our partnerships with other organisations.


Empowering families to be self-sufficient

<br>Empowering families to be self-sufficient

With your support, World Vision is working to address the long-term needs of the children and families in South Sudan, by equipping the communities with resources and training to be self-sufficient. Providing vocational and business training builds families resilience and enables sustainable livelihoods.  

Families like Kuei's are empowered to become self-sufficient.  Kuei is a farmer who struggled to provide enough food to feed her family and some of her children suffered from malnutrition. 

Thanks to you, we've been able to support her by providing seeds and tools to help improve her farming. She enjoys the work involved in preparing crops and seeds for selling in local markets. Kuei can now feed her family, earn an income, and pay for other necessities such as medicine and school fees.


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