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Over a week after all the other parties signed the peace agreement President Kiir finally signed it today (August 26,2015). He was under tremendous pressure from the international community, the United Nations Security Council and the African Union and the […]

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Clinic Garden Planted Posted July 30, 2015

The garden at the Buckeye Clinic is planted and doing well. Over 100 seed packets were purchased and delivered to the village. Corn, pumpkins, sorghum, onions, okra, and potatoes were planted. Because the garden is inside the newly constructed fence, […]

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On May 2, 15,000 pounds of beans, corn flour, rice, sugar, salt, and cooking oil were distributed from the Buckeye Clinic.  1,350 families, 6,750 people were served.  Many women and children had just returned from the Internally Displaced People (IDP) […]

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The Buckeye Clinic provides a cell phone charging station in Piol, South Sudan. One year ago cell phone coverage became available in the Piol area. The Buckeye Clinic has the only electricity within a radius of 20 miles.  During the […]

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The Buckeye Clinic provides a security fence and Emergency Medical Transport in Piol, South Sudan.  In March, a fence which surrounds the clinic compound and encloses a two-football field size area was constructed.  It will provide needed security for the […]

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One Year After Civil War Erupted Posted December 15, 2014

One year ago today, on December 15, civil war broke out in South Sudan.  Tens of thousands of people have been killed and almost 2,000,000 people have been displaced from their homes, and are hiding in swampy areas near the […]

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On August 10 over 4,200 pounds of food was delivered to Jok Dau and Bol Aweng’s village. Many families have moved back to the village because of the availability of food for their children. Thank you to all who have […]

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The conflict that started last December in South Sudan created an all too familiar situation.  Just as Jok Dau and Bol Aweng fled their village in 1987, their families fled the village again to avoid being killed by armed rebels.  […]

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Listen to Bol Aweng’s, January, 2014 presentation at Scioto Ridge United Methodist Church on the current situation in South Sudan. He explains the history of conflict between political leaders and tribes, and details events leading up to the present conflict. […]

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Dear Friends of the Buckeye Health Clinic in South Sudan, Because so little has been reported in the local or national media on the crisis in South Sudan, many people are asking what is going on.  In this email I […]

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