Marking Peace Day by Looking back on education and peacebuilding events over the summer.
Change of date due to rail strikes, and lunch now included for in-person attendees. We hope to see you there!
Upcoming hybrid event this August; an interview with a South Sudanese mother and academic; & updates from Ibba Girls' School.
Updates from IGBS and FIGS, including election of prefects at the school, advertising for new FIGS trustees, and an invitation to join us in London on 18 August.
Heavy rainfall will soon refresh the lush, green campus of Ibba Girls' Boarding School. Those are not the only signs of vibrant life and new possibility arriving at IGBS; the girl students have returned for the start of a milestone academic year, when for the first time there are students in all four secondary year groups.
Our newsletter for December, reflecting on the ups and downs of 2021.
In this edition of our newsletter, learn more about how your donation can be doubled in the #ChristmasChallenge21. Also read about the latest on recruitment for the Head Teacher and Senior Finance Manager posts at IGBS, and more.
The Big Give's Christmas Challenge is back! Join us to celebrate at 7pm on 30th Nov. #ChristmasChallenge21
Easter greetings and a warm welcome to the latest FIGS newsletter, in which we bring you hopeful news of political stabilisation in South Sudan and a potential return to school for the girls...
FIGS February Newsletter
FIGS Trustees are delighted to announce the appointment of David Lewis as the new Chair of FIGS.
After a long period of uncertainty, the Government of South Sudan has just announced a phased return to school after the enforced lockdown - starting with the Primary 8 classes who will now have 6 days a week of intensive teaching to catch up for their Primary Leaving Certificate Exams, now postponed until next March...
This issue includes an urgent appeal for flood victims in Ibba village, and an interview with trustee Margaret Eddershaw.
Catch up on the March newsletter here.
"The sense of optimism and hope on my recent visit to South Sudan was almost tangible..."
In this July 2018 issue of the FIGS Newsletter, read the latest news from Ibba Girls Boarding School and find out how supporters, Trustees, schoolchildren and choristers are being friends to girl students in South Sudan.
Read Ibba Girls School founder Bridget Nagomoro's story, and celebrate with us this International Women's Day 2018.
Great news: Thanks to your fantastic generosity, the Big Give 2017 has so far raised over £64,000 for Ibba Girls Boarding School.
Will you change the life of a girl in South Sudan, starting today?
FIGS February Newsletter
FIGS October 2016 Newsletter