Paediatric Ward at Nzara Hospital

The hospital, located in the southwest of the country, is seeing an influx of patients due to increasing numbers of refugees and displaced people seeking out medical treatment. The paediatric ward in particular is treating increasing numbers of children with severe cases of malaria and sickle cell disease. In a country with one the world’s highest child mortality rates at 93 deaths per 1,000 the paediatric ward is crucial to reducing infant mortality. Read more

Rainbow HIV and Aids Project, Nzara Hospital

There are an estimated 180,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in South Sudan. In 2015, 12,000 people died from AIDS, and over 100,000 children were orphaned after losing one or both parents to the disease. Only 10% of those diagnosed with AIDS are receiving anti-retroviral treatment. Read more

Training Hall and Accommodation Block

In 2009, the IRT supported the construction of a training hall and small guest house at the Women’s Centre. It is now a crucial facility to the town proving a space for government agencies, charities and NGOs to work in and hold workshops and seminars for the local community. Read more

Nzara Primary School

Every child deserves an education, but in South Sudan 70% of children aged 6-17 years old will never get the chance to go to school, and for those children who start school only 10% will complete primary school. And the situation is even worse for girls where the attendance rate is only 33%.  This all amounts to South Sudan having one of the worst education rates in the world. Read more