Coronavirus Preparedness Education in South Sudan|Reaching up to 10,000 People






South Sudan lacks the infrastructure to combat coronavirus on a large scale. It is, therefore, paramount to educate the community on preventative measures to curb the virus from spreading.

The Goal of This Project

A healthy and knowledge-empowered community of Ariang


Reach the Ariang community with COVID-19 preparedness education. 

The community of Ariang lives in a very remote area where accessing urgent information is really difficult. The area has very limited telecommunication and Internet infrastructure which makes it difficult for people to stay informed on what is happening globally. HOPE for Ariang Foundation has developed a plan to educate Ariang residents about the Novel Coronavirus Disease, myths around the disease, and ways of protecting the community and each individual member from contracting and spreading the virus. HFA has developed a full course, created training materials, and collected the necessary resources to educate the community. The team has laid down all groundwork, including notifying the local administration. However, for this to be successful, HFA requests to kindly support this program financially. 

With support, we will accomplish the following:

  • Reach up to 10,000 individuals in Ariang communities.

    • Train our trainers to roll out the training project. We will utilize our teaching staff, student leaders and SEP scholars to conduct hundreds of focus group training sessions all around the six villages of Ayien County. The maximum size of each focus group will be 10 participants at ago. This will ensure the team observes the social distancing procedures as well as trains all participants effectively.

    • The HFA team will also distribute COVID-19 preparedness posters in all public places and care packages, and learning materials to participants.

  • Set up handwashing stations in and around the community boreholes, river crossing points, and market places.

  • Provide emergency food aid to the most vulnerable in the community (the elderly, disadvantaged, widows, and young children.

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      HOPE for Ariang is a 501(c) (3) charitable organization, EIN 20-8067683. All donations are tax-deductible.