Category Archives: Serving Areas

Another Summer of Service

Another Summer of Service

As the summer months wind down, PPF has concluded the most successful (and varied) season in our history. Multiple communities were served in South Sudan and in the Nuba Mountains. In the month of June alone, we conducted seven emergency relief flights, transporting tons of medicine, Bibles, NFIs (non-food items like blankets and mosquito nets). [...]

New Construction at PPF’s Jebel Lopit Training Center

New Construction at PPF’s Jebel Lopit Training Center

The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword

The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword

For more than three years, the Nuba Mountains of Sudan have been under daily attack and bombardment. Most schools have closed, creating a major gap in the learning of children. But one community decided to make basic education possible for their children, regardless of the danger. Community leaders approached PPF and asked if we would [...]

200!

200!

A couple of months ago, we reported that the PPF safe water team had repaired 175 broken wells in the war-torn Nuba Mountains of Sudan. Today, we can rejoice again in hearing the news that the 200 mark has been reached!  About 18 months ago, we began to repair broken well pumps, setting an initial goal [...]

More Emergency Medical Flights

More Emergency Medical Flights

Your giving continues to make a difference! In June, PPF conducted more emergency medical relief flights, including one to the hard-hit county of Panyagor in Jonglei State. There are more than 30,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Panyagor. PPF flew in vital medicines to serve the 15 medical care facilities in the county. Thank you [...]

The Ghost Town of Abyei

The Ghost Town of Abyei

On May 11, 2011, Abyei town, the historic capital of the nine Dinga Ngok chiefdoms in Southern Kordofan, was ransacked by Sudan Armed Forces aided by Janjaweed troops and Misseriya militias. The army brought in bulldozers and leveled the town. The local church was looted, desecrated and destroyed by soldiers. Every Bible, book, pew, pane [...]

Trapped Between Two Wars

Trapped Between Two Wars

Since June, 2011, the Nuba people in Southern Kordofan, Sudan, have endured a relentless campaign of ethnic cleansing and persecution from the NCP regime in Khartoum. Dictator Omar al Bashir’s call to “take out the garbage” — referring to Nuba residents — sparked a series of massacres of thousands of ethnic Nuba in the state [...]

175! This is amazing…

175! This is amazing…

175! Contaminated water is responsible for more than 80 percent of disease in Africa. That is a big motivation behind PPF’s Safe Water Program. Water is life. In 2013, we began an ambitious campaign to provide access to safe water for the people of the Nuba Mountains in northern Sudan. The area is home to Sudan’s largest [...]

Emergency: South Sudan Airlift

Emergency: South Sudan Airlift

Please help us load the next emergency relief flight! “The rebels burned down seven churches in our community. Many people were hiding inside the churches, but they did not escape the killing. Everything has been burned and now the whole place is filled with the stench of death.” - Pastor Saphano This testimony from a local [...]

Help for the Nuba

Help for the Nuba

Since June 2011, the Nuba people who inhabit the mountainous region of Southern Kordofan, Sudan, have been under seige. It’s not a civil war between opposing tribes, nor is it merely a “power struggle” between rival factions battling for supremacy. It’s a terror campaign against an indigenous African Nuba population who have lived in the hills [...]