These beautiful cards feature artwork by FIGS trustee Julia Sanders. Julia has visited IGBS on numerous occasions to help report on the school's development, as well as to help deliver training to the teaching staff. She painted these pieces after a visit in 2020, giving a unique view of life at the school. The pieces are titled Making Lunch for 200 Students, Harvesting the Millet Crop, and Back from Tending the Crops. Cards are blank inside for your own message.
Your gift will support the education of girls at Ibba Girls' School and share the warm feeling of making a positive, long-term difference.
A digital version of the gift certificate, which can be emailed directly to the recipient.
Friends of Ibba Girls' School Christmas cards are the perfect festive way to support and promote the education of the girl students in Ibba. Two designs are available to choose from: Festive Students, featuring Joyful, Jenty and Mercy (available 5 for £3.50); and Ibba Fabric, inspired by the design of a tailor in Ibba village (available 10 for £6).
Your purchase of colouring pencils can give a girl the power to learn. Available at £4 per tube.
To the people of South Sudan, communal singing is an essential part of life. You can now experience for yourself the joy of South Sudanese music through Zande the CD. Zande features 40 girls from Ibba School performing songs in both local languages and in English - these include London's Burning, Kookaburra, and a song composed by the girls themselves in honour of Bridget Nagomoro, the founder of the school.
"Margaret is a traveller who, in the tradition of great poets, has an extraordinary gift for finding a visual image or a spoken phrase which somehow conjures up a person, a place, a culture, a moment in time." - John Benington
Long term supporter and trustee of FIGS, Margaret Eddershaw, wrote this collection of poems inspired by her travels in South Sudan and beyond. The book was published in 2015 in order to promote and raise funds for Ibba Girls School.
All of the proceeds go directly towards supporting the work of the school.
You might also like The Flickering Lamp, a collection of poems Margaret wrote (and performed in this video) to celebrate the bi-centenary of Florence Nightingale's birth: