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Saturday Snips: A Day to Remember

I want to share several shots from a Saturday filled with waiting.

My favourite photo of the day. It's planting season and families are out working together.
My favourite photo of the day. It’s planting season and families are out working together.

 

There's beauty in simple things.
There’s beauty in simple things.

 

 

You'll never be lonely in Africa. Never alone!
You’ll never be lonely in Africa. Never alone!

 

 

"Kawaja, why is there hair on your arm?"
“Kawaja, why is there hair on your arm?”

South Sudanese call white people, “Kawaja.”

This is in contrast the East African moniker of “Mzungu.”

I can easily tell if those calling at me are Ugandan or Sudanese.

I believe in the future of South Sudan.
I believe in the future of South Sudan.

“If you’re not an optimist, you have no business in South Sudan.”

-Francis Deng, UN Ambassador for South Sudan

These three young men, Francis, Michael, and Peter are all residents of Ulua 2 Refugee Camp. Thanks to Windle Trust, a NGO helping with secondary education, these young men will be in school next term.

They are examples of the spiritual and intellectual strength of the South Sudanese people.

Pray for them.

Africans love their Premier League football.
Africans love their Premier League football.

 

Site of new borehole in Nyumazi Camp
Site of new borehole in Nyumazi Camp
GPS coordinates of new borehole  "Rebecca's Well."
GPS coordinates of new borehole “Rebecca’s Well.”

 

About Curt Iles

I write to have influence and impact through well-told stories of my Louisiana and African sojourn.

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