FIGS trustee and Professor of Public Leadership receives lifetime achievement award

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Professor Jean Hartley, trustee of Friends of Ibba Girls' School, recognised with an international lifetime achievement award for her outstanding record of teaching, research and publication on public leadership and management.


CEO update: Covid-19 (22 April)

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CEO, Mark Simmons, provides another regular update on the current situation in South Sudan in relation to Covid-19


CEO message: COVID-19

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Mark Simmons, CEO of Friends of Ibba Girls' School, provides an update on the current situation in South Sudan in relation to COVID-19.


World Day of Social Justice - Can South Sudan let the Gini out of the bottle?

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To mark World Day of Social Justice, 2020, CEO of Friends of Ibba Girls' School, Mark Simmons, reflects on the political developments in the country


Capacity Building and Training Visit to IGBS, August 2019

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Julia Sanders, FIGS Trustee and Volunteer, gives a first-hand report of her recent visit to IGBS with Paul.


Ibba Girls' School an Oasis of Calm

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As Term 3 opens at Ibba Girls’ Boarding School, Mark Simmons reflects on his visit to the school last month and the improving prospects for peace in South Sudan.


CDs, Poetry and Embroidery: Exciting Merchandise Coming Your Way


Click for details of the music CD by Ibba Girls School students coming your way in early March -- as well as a poetry collection and the embroidery from a South Sudanese women's collective!


Observations in Ibba

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Reports from Keith Sturgess and Margaret Eddershaw, who visited South Sudan with John Benington and Jean Hartley in November 2017.


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Some Notes on Visit to Juba and Ibba in Nov 2017

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