Category Archives: Serving Areas

The Nuba Mountains’ Lost Boys

The Nuba Mountains’ Lost Boys

The RSF, as it is called, is nothing more than the dreaded “Janjaweed” militias (“Devils on Horseback”) re-branded by indicted war criminal Omar al Bashir. The RSF are mercenaries plucked from all over Sudan and even other North African states. They are a major source of terror for the civilian population, because they are given [...]

Nuba Mountain Emergency Relief Distribution to the Elderly

Nuba Mountain Emergency Relief Distribution to the Elderly

War takes its heaviest toll on the very young and the very old. PPF recently conducted an emergency relief distribution to some elderly residents in the war-torn Nuba Mountains of Sudan. The people received some food and refugee action packs containing clothing, soap, cooking utensils, blankets, etc.

The Nuba Mountains’ Lost Boys

The Nuba Mountains’ Lost Boys

We know children have long been a part of warfare in Africa. Normally, child soldiers are recruited by dissident or rebel groups fighting against an organized traditional army. Not in Sudan. The Sudan government is actively recruiting minor children to serve in its “Rapid Support Forces.” The RSF, as it is called, is nothing more [...]

Delivering Hope in Sudan

Delivering Hope in Sudan

Wherever we look in the world, there seems to be chaos. Ebola is out of control in West Africa. Boko Haram continues to terrorize and murder thousands in Nigeria. The Central African Republic is still unstable. Israel is at war with Hamas. The Ukraine situation threatens to restart the Cold War. The terrorist organization ISIS [...]

Take heart!

Take heart!

“In this world you will have tribulation. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” – John 16:33b

“Not Crawling Anymore”

“Not Crawling Anymore”

“I am a 35-year old Christian and still single. I came to (this refugee camp) with my brother on April 24th, 2012 after war broke out in the Nuba mountains. I am very excited (about this wheelchair bicycle), and I have no words to express myself. Thank you, God.” “God really has answered my prayers. [...]

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 [...]