The Road Home

618Approximately 4 million people were displaced from and within Sudan in recent years. Now, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), 1.7 million are making their way back home.

Unfortunately, rather than being greeted with open arms when they return, these individuals are greeted with a lack of food, water, electricity, basic health services, jobs, schools, and a sense of security. Click here to read more about the tremendous challenges faced by Sudanese refugees as they attempt to return to “normalcy”.

To make matters worse, nearly 60% of those returning are families headed by single females. 59% are children between the ages of 5 and 17. Unbelievable.

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"peace happens when the love for power is overcome by the power of love"

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