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Planting hope in South Sudan

In food crisis-hit South Sudan, women like Nyandit are learning farming and fishing skills to boost their families’ health and income.

Volunteers support malnourished children in South Sudan

Community volunteers like Ngachower, 56, are playing a key role in identifying and treating malnourished children in South Sudan where food shortages are affecting millions.

Food crisis deepens inequality for girls

Rebeca, 18, from South Sudan, explains how conflict and the food crisis are combining to have a detrimental effect on girls' rights.

South Sudan: Preventing malnutrition on frontline of food crisis

See how Judisa, a community nutrition worker, is providing life-saving support to vulnerable families hit by the food crisis in South Sudan.

Nutrition services bring hope to mothers in South Sudan

In South Sudan, where over half of the population is facing acute food shortages, our nutrition centres are supporting the most vulnerable young children and their mothers. 

Hunger crisis raises fears of more child marriages

Despite acute food shortages, Ngaidok is committed to tackling the issue of child marriage in her community, having been forced into marriage herself at a young age.

Children in Melijo refugee camp in South Sudan

Children playing for peace in South Sudan

Conflict-affected children from South Sudan like Agau, 13, are learning, playing and recovering in Melijo refugee camp thanks to Plan International’s Play for Peace project.

Yari at her home in a displaced people's camp

Yari: I married to save my family from hunger

The crisis in South Sudan is forcing girls like Yari into child marriages as increasingly desperate families are exchanging their daughters for money or livestock to stay alive.

Nyakor, 10, in a camp for internally displaced people in South Sudan

Girls hit by food crisis eat least and last

The crisis in South Sudan is leaving girls like Nyakor, 10, vulnerable and with little food to eat as families prefer to use their meagre supplies to feed their sons.