And gender equality: We are losing half our capacity because most of our women cannot read or write and so get excluded from decisionmaking. -Diuni Jakani, founder of Lacha Community and Economic Development (LCED) in South Sudan
As South Sudan becomes a separate nation, many people wonder how the new nation will develop. The Lacha Community and Economic Development (LCED) is one of the many community-based organizations in South Sudan whose mission is to support peace, agriculture, and gender equality that will help the new country prosper socially and economically. Read about the organization and its founder, Diuni Jakani, here.
Source: The Christian Science Monitor