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Verrado Elementary

THANKS to JANY DENG FROM VERRADO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Verrado Elementary School invited Jany Deng to their school to give a presentation on his life as a former Lost Boy. Over 50 students sent Jany a letter thanking him for coming to their school. Below are some of the...

Presentation at Belen Soto

Tracy Smith is a teacher at Belen Soto Elementary School in Goodyear. Tracy invited Jany Deng to her school to give a presentation on his life as a former Lost Boy of South Sudan. Below are photos of this exciting event: Click on a photo to enlarge...

Colorado Youth Leadership Excursion

The Lost Boys Center would like to thank Jeff Erdmann and his family for inviting us to spend a few days on their ranch in Colorado. You can tell by the looks on the children’s faces how happy and excited they were to be there. This will be a time in their lives...

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,...