We are delighted and honoured to welcome the writer, Leila Aboulela, as our new patron. Read more in Leila Aboulela, where you can also watch and listen to interviews with this remarkable author.
Sudan has suffered the worst floods in decades. Read how we are supporting the schools our sponsored orphans attend in some of the most deprived communities in Khartoum in Rebuilding Hope. You can read about our orphans elementary school support program in From Hardship to Hope Our Orphans Schooling Program
Throughout this year, our Khartoum director and her brave staff have been battling the Covid-19 epidemic and running Covid prevention campaigns in the literacy and orphans communities we serve.
You can read about their courageous and essential work in On the Front Line Coronavirus Prevention, Coronavirus – Our Prevention Work, Coronavirus Sudan Stepping Back from the Abyss 4 The Impact on Women, Coronavirus Sudan Stepping Back from the Abyss 3 – Lockdown, Coronavirus in Sudan Stepping Back from the Abyss Part 2 Economic Impact, Coronavirus in Sudan – Stepping Back from the Abyss The Health Context
Many of our literacy participants suffer severe visual impairment. Read about the life-changing work we do in our Eye Care Programme in Khartoum and our long commitment to eye health.
December 2019’s literacy post is Nothing About Us Without Us and explains our commitment to our stakeholders with disabilities
Some of our proud literacy graduates in November 2019 after attending our two-year community literacy program and passing the official Sudanese state literacy exam. See Celebrating for more on our graduates.
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Latest Cultural Posts
Every month you can read cultural posts on aspects of Sudanese theatre, photography, poetry, literature, art, customs and traditions. Below some of my more recent posts.
An Exploration of the Life and Work of the Anglo-Sudanese Potter, Siddig El Nigoumi
Giving Form to Clay is the first of two blogposts on women potters in Sudan and their untold artistic and technological legacy.
An exclusive Interview with the American Arabic dialectologist and film maker, Bentley Brown, on living in multiple worlds, Sudanese and Chadian Arabic and the challenges of diglossia.
The Sudanese theatre director and film maker, Moniem Ibrahim talks about his stunning dramatization of Uncle Abdur-Raheem:
Delicate Defiance focuses on the visual world of Amel Bashir Taha.
Two Fistfuls of Hope is dedicated to the poetry of the American Sudanese slam poet Emi Mahmoud.