Category: Sudan


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, We regret to announce that Pastor Heidi McGinness, CSI’s Director of Outreach, has retired after 14 years of exemplary service. 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 children Made multiple visits… 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 »

400 Slaves Liberated!

The slave liberation took place on June 17th and 18th, CSI was able to free 400 slaves from Northern Sudan. After being liberated each freed slave received: 1 goat 1 survival kit, including groundnuts and a hoe 50 kg of sorghum (usually we distribute 2 kg/person; owing to the hunger crisis, the amount was raised… Read more »