South Sudan has the highest rate of out-of-school children in conflict-affected areas. With education being one of the most underfunded areas in humanitarian aid, the European Union has, since 2015, increased each year the support it gives to humanitarian organisations that help children in crises receive an education.
Thanks to funding provided by EU, one such partner organisations, Finn Church Aid, set up temporary learning spaces and brought in voluntary teachers for children in the Fangak area, in the wake of the conflict that ravaged South Sudan. As a child in this video says, “when you are educated you can change the whole community for the better.” Education gives both children and the community a future.
Video © Finn Church Aid