Mapuordit - South Sudan

In Mapuordit, South Sudan, the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, medical and educational professionals from many countries, wonderful volunteers and increasing numbers of locals focus on education, health, and welfare to improve the way of life in the area:        

Education

 OLSH Overseas Aid (AUD)  Year
 $92,000  2013
 $104,500  2012

OLSH Overseas Aid provides textbooks, library books, stationery, IT equipment, training etc, as well as contributing to the Comboni School building project. Click here for more information about the school. Adult education programs such as hairdressing and tailoring are providing employment opportunities for women.

Health Care

 OLSH Overseas Aid (AUD)  Year
 $58,433  2013
 $57,200  2012
 $72,525  2011
 $69,350  2010
 $41,000  2009

Mary Immaculate Hospital – OLSH Overseas Aid provides essential basics for the hospital such as medicines, bandages and linen. To see the 2011 Annual Report for Mary Immaculate Hospital click here. Click here for a list of items you can purchase for the hospital - perhaps as a gift for those who need little for themselves. Gift certificates are also available. To read some reflections from volunteers at the hospital, click here.

Community

 OLSH Overseas Aid (AUD)  Year
 $107,600  2013
 $134,399  2012

Support for Internally Displaced Persons - Sr Mary Batchelor inspired Overseas Aid donors to give more than AUD60000 during 2011 to support those affected by the unrest in South Sudan around the time of independence.