Education

Many children in South Sudan lack access to education. ACROSS works in cooperation with the Ministry of Education to train teachers, deliver supplies, and improve access to education in Jonglei, Boma, Pochalla, Pibor, Juba, Lainya, Yei, Rumbek, Yirol and Wulu.

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