20.02.19

Girls' Education and Social Justice

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Commemorating International Women’s Day in 2017, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova stated that “we will do justice to the world by promoting girls’ education as the single most powerful transformational force to improve lives and societies”.


11.02.19

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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Science, education and gender equality are all vital to the success of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, and these are all celebrated on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science today.


24.01.19

Introducing New FIGS Team Member, Heidi McCafferty

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New team member, Heidi, introduces herself and invites supporters to join her for the Coventry Festival of Running.


24.01.19

Vicky Dratia Appointed IGBS Head Teacher

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The Chairs of IGBS Trustees and FIGS Trustees, Nagomoro Bridget and John Benington, are delighted to announce the appointment of Vicky Dratia as Head Teacher of Ibba Girls’ Boarding School.



23.01.19

FIGS CEO Mark Simmons reports signs of hope following recent visit to South Sudan

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"The sense of optimism and hope on my recent visit to South Sudan was almost tangible..."


04.12.18

A massive THANK YOU to supporters in the Christmas Challenge

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Every matching pound unlocked and over £84k raised for secondary classrooms in Ibba!


29.11.18

Buy a Card, Teach a Girl

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Christmas cards and stocking fillers now available, with funds raised supporting education in Ibba.



24.10.18

Tombura-Yambio Bishop dialogues with Ibba Boarding School girls

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Tombura-Yambio Catholic Bishop has dialogued with school girls from Ibba Girls Boarding School in Maridi State.


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