THE ELECTION OF THE HUMAES BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Humans Must Access Essentials (HUMAES) has operated for six years without a board.  This has hampered our development as an organization.  A board is supposed to consist of elected community representatives who are charged with a responsibility of upholding...

What does HUMAES do in Uganda?

HUMAES is registered in Uganda and has permission to work with the South Sudanese refugees there. There is often antagonism between the refugee settlements and host communities in the surrounding areas.  A lot of these problems are due to the lack of access to...

WORLD AIDS DAY 2020 CELEBRATION IN PAGERI SOUTH SUDAN

It is now exactly nine years since World AIDS Day was last celebrated in Pageri. Immediately after the onset of both the 2013 and 2016 wars between South Sudan People Liberation In-Government and In-Opposition forces, most of the community of Pageri were driven into...

Report on Meeting with Isore Local Authorities

HUMAES would particularly like to appreciate UNDP for their guidance on implementation of Peace and Community Cohesion (PaCC) project; working with UNDP trained peace committee of Ikoto County to implement a Peace and Community Cohesion (PaCC) project in Isore, Geria...

HUMAES enters conflict zone

HUMAES is currently engaged in a peace-building project funded by UNDP.  UNDP asked HUMAES to work with youth on peace-building and reconciliation in an area quite a long distance from Nimule but within the same county (Magwi County).  The designated area...

HUMAES joins the 21st century

Like much of South Sudan, modern day utilities are hard to come by in Nimule.  No regular electricity, running water, postal system….. HUMAES has struggled with electricity in their office ever since their inception 7 years ago.  Up until today (3 August...

Radio Talk Show in Juba

Caption: Team HUMAES hold public debate on City FM in Juba South Sudan (HUMAES) June 27 2020. COVID 19 cases are sky rocketing in South Sudan due to inadequate information about Ministry of Health warnings and Government Directives to prevent the spread of COVID 19....

It is good to be human

I have been so sad to hear the news of what is happening in the US and the UK, my own country.  We seem to have become barbarians.  First the misery of Brexit, with its racist undertones.  Then Coronavirus to stop people interacting and lose human contact.  Maybe this...

UNDP acknowledge HUMAES help

Many thanks to UNDP, who have produced a lovely article on soap-making which shows HUMAES part in the effort for hygiene precautions against Covid-19. https://undpsouthsudan.exposure.co/coming-together-to–produce-soap

HAND WASHING FACILITIES FOR POOR COMMUNITIES

The Nimule and Mugali communities’ habit of infrequent hand washing practices has improved due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Experiences has shown that it is very hard to enforce regular hand washing practices among the community after visiting toilet, touching dirty...