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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 150

2017 GDP per Capita (Nominal): $228 (<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. When peace returns, and we pray soon, SALT will extend the microfinance program back in Morobo County of South Sudan, but until then, SALT will stand with these single mother refugees in northern Uganda, and PEER Servants is partnering with them to that end.

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

Capacity Building: Helping SALT with a website, 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 $20,000+ for The 2020 South Sudan Fund.

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

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

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