Category Archives: Manute Bol
This week a feature in the Christian Science Monitor magazine tells the story of the growth of Sudan Sunrise, founded by American Tom Prichard to promote religious harmony and build schools in the new nation of South Sudan. The movement … Continue reading
In the new Republic of South Sudan, an exuberant re-embrace of the sport of basketball seems to be emerging. Manute Bol, Sudan’s pioneer, became an N.B.A. star a quarter-century ago. Since then, many talented players, some driven out of southern … Continue reading
Note: This is a letter I received from Tom Pritchard of Sudan Sunrise. The disastrous violence caused by the invasion of Sudan’s northern army in the Abyei region sent thousands fleeing. Many have turned up at the Turalei Primary School … Continue reading
Below is an article that appeared on the Sudan Sunrise blog, giving an update on the Turalei schools that Manute Bol started: A Message from John Zogby April 28, 2011 Dear Sudan Sunrise friends, Because of the efforts of the … Continue reading
As South Sudan heads toward becoming an independent state, let us not forget those who suffered only a few years ago and others like Manute Bol and Bishop Taban who tried to relieve that suffering. Below is an incident that … Continue reading
World Vision Report – Week of October 10, 2009 – Manute Bol. Learn what Manute Bol is doing by building schools with Sudan Sunrise for all children in southern Sudan. Click on World Vision Report above.