Since violent conflict erupted in South Sudan in 2013, over 2 million people have fled their homes seeking refuge in neighbouring countries. 

Uganda is one of these countries. Over 1 million refugees have fled to live in camps near the border, with that number expected to reach 1.4 million by the end of 2018. Over half of these refugees are children. Many of them are orphans.

The Yumbe Refugee Camp

In the Yumbe Refugee Camp, there are over 400,000 refugees, with more arriving every day. Many of the children in Yumbe don't have access to the Gospel or any form of education.

Local champions are bringing hope to a generation in crisis

Alex, Dada and Anna are three local champions who decided to put their own needs aside to instill a new sense of hope within the children living in Yumbe. Through the training they’ve received from Bible League Canada, they’ve started a children’s ministry program in the camp.

Through their teaching, Alex, Dada and Anna are encouraging the next generation of South Sudanese citizens to move towards a future of peace and stability. The strong Christian faith of these champions — and the compassion that flows from it — is inspiring.

The children’s ministry is rapidly growing, with many classes as large as 50 to 55 children. This is wonderful news, yet it highlights the heightened need for proper training and Biblical resources. Thousands of children are involved in Bible League Canada’s children’s ministry, but many do not have their own Bible!

With your help, we can change this.

Will you empower local champions to bring the hope of the Gospel to these children?

Your donation will provide local champions like Alex, Dada and Anna with the training and Biblical resources they need to bring long-lasting hope and transformation into the lives of South Sudanese children.

The cost to bring Christ-centred education to a single child is only $20, so your donation of $100 can reach five children through a trained and equipped local champion. 

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Bible League Canada brings the Living Word of God into the hands of people around the world. We don't just send North Americans on the ground to preach God's Word; we mentor local believers to install this powerful message within their communities.