Educating women as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty,
genocide, and violence
in South Sudan.

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  • Wendi Dwyer in Chicago Tribune
    Our executive director, Wendi Dwyer, was featured in the Chicago Tribune's Remarkable Woman series on March 2, 2014. The article
    Posted on March 15, 2014
  • A Long Walk to Learn: a Success!
    The Long Walk to Learn event in October was a huge success. We had over 400 walkers and raised $11,000
    Posted on March 15, 2014
  • True Measure of Success
    Collaboration is the true measure of success. In order for South Sudan to succeed as a nation it must be able
    Posted on March 15, 2014
  • A Long Walk to Learn
    Walk 3 and a half miles to experience the journey the women and girls of South Sudan take each day
    Posted on September 9, 2013

Current Project

  • Literacy At The Well

    Our Malualkon Community Learning Center teaches the entire community how to read, regardless of gender or age. We are also training “Literacy Leaders” how to teach reading by using games, songs and simple lessons that are easy to learn and fun to share with others. Our goal is to make reading contagious. We know that when a woman can read she will lead her family, community and nation to a more healthy, equitable and peaceful future.

    Click to learn more about LBRSS's work to rebuild the South Sudan through literacy:
    Tools of Literacy

    Watch the LBRSS PSA: Learn How To Read