FROM THE FIELD: South Sudan’s displaced youth, help power change

10 July 2021

Young people who were displaced by conflict in South Sudan have returned home to power change in their community.

Young people in Wau are learning about electrical engineering thanks to IOM.

Hundreds of thousands of people, young and old, were forced to flee their homes over recent years following civil war and widespread insecurity in the eastern African country.

Thirty young men and women in the city of Wau, have recently undertaken vocational training on installing solar power systems supported by the UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Read more here about how the energy and enthusiasm of South Sudanese youth is being harnessed to power their country. 

 

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