Bookseller of Malakal brings words of comfort to war-torn South Sudan

Just over three years ago Juma’a Ali traveled to South Sudan to escape persecution with all the books he could carry. Unfortunately, around the time of his arrival, civil war broke out in the world’s youngest country. Now he is one of the tens of thousands displaced people, but he still has hope. Ali’s little book shop now stands as a source of education and distraction from the often deplorable conditions the camp’s residents live with on a daily basis.

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Catholic University of South Sudan

Thursday, October 26, 2017

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Surviving Leprosy
Bringing Healing to the Forsaken

Lepers become homeless, destitute, and eventually starve. Without treatment, their disease progresses until they grow too weak or disabled to help themselves. They slowly die from exposure, starvation, illness, or attacks by wild animals.