Case Studies – Education cannot wait

Speak-Up! Radio Education Programme


Rose was born with a disability and had her schooling cut short because of civil conflict but that was not going to stop her from pursuing an education for herself and her daughter Mary.


John was left to fend for himself and his two brothers when his father died and his village was destroyed by civil war. All he wanted was a normal life and chance to go to school.


Susan’s education was cut short because of marriage. Now she wants the chance to learn again to improve herself and guaruntee an even better life of her children.


Angelo was thrilled for the chance to work with us in the develop of the Speak-Up lessons. He says his favourite part of working on the project was getting to know people from all across South Sudan.


Monica left school before finishing primary education because she was ‘given away’ by her family through marriage. However, Speak-Up has helped welcome her, and other women like her back to the classroom.


Paralysed after an illness at a young age, Robert was left disabled. This meant the end of attending school. Even so, he did not give up and was determined to get an education.