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Successful Youth Gathering

FUN DAY at Indian School Steele Park in Phoenix, AZ   We had a successful gathering of young people between the ages 8 through 14 at Indian School Steele Park on Saturday, April 28th.   Here are some photos of our fun time!...

Letters to Jany from Students

Jany Deng Recently, Jany went to an elementary school to give a presentation on his life as a former Lost Boy. Below are letters from the students thanking Jany for coming to their school....

Presentation at Imagine

Jany Deng gave a presentation at Imagine Prep School in Surprise, AZ.  Imagine Prep is a charter school that prepares students for college, career and life. Alexandra Zito, a 7th grade English teacher, invited Jany to speak at her school. To the students at...

Famine in South Sudan

A whole generation is in trouble in South Sudan. The world’s youngest country has been devastated by civil war and extreme poverty which includes famine, disease, trafficking and the loss of schooling which effects almost 6 million children. In the north and...

Jany Deng’s Interview

Jany Deng, A Lost Boy Of Sudan In Phoenix, Working On Autobiography Jany Deng was forced to leave his home in Sudan more than two decades ago. He was among the more than 20,000 who were labeled the Lost Boys of Sudan. After spending time in a refugee camp in Ethiopia,...
“A Long Walk to Water”

“A Long Walk to Water”

The book, “A Long Walk to Water” written by Linda Sue Park, tells two separate stories which are brought together in the final chapter. The first story centers around Nya, an 11-year-old girl living in Southern Sudan who must make two long walks to fetch...