Category: Sudan


300 more slaves freed in South Sudan

Slave liberation mission in Sudan

Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has helped a further 300 people escape slavery in Sudan and return home to South Sudan to rebuild their lives. CSI project manager Franco Majok was in South Sudan to oversee the second slave liberation action of the year that concluded on May 22 and 23. Over the two days 150… Read more »

Former slave Athok starts her life over

Athok Mayuot Adieek spent 19 years as a slave in Sudan where she endured terrible physical and mental abuse. Thanks to a slave retrieval operation by Christian Solidarity International (CSI), Athok is now safely back in South Sudan where she is starting to rebuild her life. Now 35, Athok had a happy childhood, living with… Read more »

300 Slaves liberated in latest mission

Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has returned 300 former slaves to their home in South Sudan, bringing to 1,500 the total number of people it helped free from slavery in Sudan in 2020. Project manager Franco Majok said that following the retrieval action on December 19 to 20, 150 people were brought home to Aweil North… Read more »

Thank you Mark Girguis

Akhol receiving a goat after being freed

Today the Free for 1000 campaign crossed the finish line in its goal of being able to free 1000 slaves in Sudan. Mark Girguis has worked tirelessly to achieve this goal. Without his work 100s of people would still be in bondage yearning to be free. Mark’s campaign was able to free slaves such as… Read more »

Hunger in South Sudan: CSI provides food aid

In South Sudan, a drought has left many families in desperate need of food. CSI was able to prevent widescale hunger by providing sorghum to thousands of people in Northern Bahr el-Ghazal State in August. The rainy season should have started in April or May but this year the rains did not come until July…. Read more »

CSI provides aid to victims of deadly South Sudan attacks

In the disputed border region between Sudan and South Sudan members of the Dinka ethnic group have come under attack from Arab Misseriya tribesmen twice in the past month. At least two children were killed and several women are missing. CSI is providing aid to the affected communities. South Sudan’s Aweil East County, close to… Read more »

Thank you Pastor Heidi!

Dear Friends, Today we are excited to announce Pastor Heidi McGinness, CSI’s Director of Outreach, has retired after 14 years of exemplary service to the organization. We are grateful for her stellar service, and affirm that she will be missed. During her 14-year tenure, Pastor Heidi Impacted the lives of countless persecuted men, women, and… Read more »

CSI’s John Eibner Authors Book Chapter on Christians in Sudan

ZURICH, June 18, 2018 – Christians in Sudan are “more vulnerable than ever,” according to John Eibner’s contribution to Christianity in North Africa and West Asia, volume 2 of the authoritative Edinburgh Companions to Global Christianity. This new volume is being launched today at Heythrop College, University of London. Eibner’s contribution to the volume focuses… Read more »