Category: News and Events

Pictures from Jok’s Latest Trip to Kenya

Our Executive Director, Jok Nhial, recently returned from a trip to Nairobi to visit our students. Along with meeting some of them for the first time (Akim, Reec, and Guor), he spent a day discussing how to make improvements with

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LEP Harmon Take-Over This Thursday (July 24th) at 5pm!

The Liliir Education Project is partnering with the Harmon Brewery in Tacoma and on July 24th we will receive 10% of the food sales made between 5-9 pm! Please come have dinner/drinks in benefit of the Liliir Education Project!  

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Vice Documentary on the War from the Rebel Side

This is definitely worth your time. Robert Young Pelton and Vice Media’s in-depth,  front-line video on the war in South Sudan from the rebel perspective. It is accompanied by an incredible essay. Front-line stuff. This was being recorded when our

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Trip Details

The Village The specific community, Alian, where the LEP intends to construct a school was abandoned, citizens were forced to relocate to a safer area, away from the war and turmoil caused by conflicting political parties. As they fled, they

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Relief Trip 2014

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War is Leading to Food Shortages

War is leading to food shortages. Terrible and so sad. Advocate for assistance through USAID, the UN Food Program, World Vision and others. “Children wait outside our nutrition centers to collect used wrappers from the nutrition supplement we distribute, so

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Jok Inspires As Keynote Speaker for PJPII High School

Thanks to Pope John Paul High School for having Jok as their Keynote speaker for their Gala last night! What a wonderful school full of vibrant, loving students.

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Shane’s Letter about Leaving to Help Displaced in South Sudan

I’m writing this from New Orleans where I paused on my frigid cross country motorcycle ride to Miami where i will meet up with Jenn for a couple days of warmth and relaxation in the Keys for her birthday before

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No Power Sharing Without Reform

One of the most insightful and well written articles on what is currently happening in South Sudan, the history of conflict (as it ties into current issues), and the appropriate solution. Its clear and academic based from a Professor in

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Mass Executions in Juba

Verified accounts of the ethnically targeted, horrible mass executions in Juba during the start of the fighting last month. http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2014/02/south-sudan-ravaged-ethnic-violence-2014236519937368.html

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