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South Sudan

Enabling Single Mothers to Provide for Their Children

Partner: Special Action for Life Transformation (SALT)

Partner Since: 2015

Current Number of Clients Being Served: Around 300

2020 GDP per Capita (Nominal): $303 (<1% of USA)

SALT had planned to start SIMPAP (Single Mother’s Poverty Alleviation Program), a South Sudanese microfinance program owned and managed by South Sudanese focused on empowering single mothers. Then came the current civil war. Rather than giving up, the SALT Board (most of them now refugees as well) started a vocational training program for the very single mothers who were now refugees in northern Uganda. They have started with training in tailoring and beadwork so that the single mothers can generate much-needed income for their children. Beyond the training, SALT offers emotional and spiritual support as well. Now they are even able to offer micro-loans. With the prayed-for return of peace, SALT is extending their programs back in Morobo County of South Sudan while continuing to stand with these single mother refugees who remain in northern Uganda. PEER Servants is currently partnering with SALT in both South Sudan and Uganda.

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We meet one hour per month and are currently working on…

Capacity Building: Helping SALT with program reporting, resource mobilization, product and service development, loan tracking MIS selection/implementation, board and staff training, spiritual integration, and strategic planning.

Resource Development: Raising $50,000+ for The 2022 South Sudan Fund.

Networking: Helping SALT learn from and teach other partners in the PEER Servants network.

General Support: Encouraging SALT staff, praying for them, visiting them, hosting them, and receiving what God has given them for us.

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