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North-Sudan: Key Figures

  • 40 million inhabitants

  • Area: approximately 1,900,000 Km2
    The third largest country in Africa, after Algeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • 21 inhabitants / km2 (as against 19 in South Sudan)

  • Fertility rate: 4.3 children / woman

  • The capital, Khartoum, has about 5 million inhabitants with the surrounding districts (Omdurman and Bahri)

  • Official language: Arabic

  • Three-quarters of the population are Muslim.
    Islamic law (sharia) is in force.

  • Literacy rate: 70%

  • Public debt: 90% of GDP

  • GDP growth rate: 3 to 5% / year

  • Agriculture accounts for 80% of workforce and 40% of GDP

  • Expenditure on social development: 0.3% of GDP

  • Annual inflation: between 15 and 37%

  • Currency: Sudanese Pound (SDD) Areas of internal conflict: Darfur (west), Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile (areas bordering South Sudan).


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With 100 CHF (92 €), you provide a graduate of the Sewing training program in Juba, South Sudan, with a sewing machine that will help her start her own business. + >>

With 120 CHF (110 €), you fund one month of vocational training in Lologo, South Sudan, for an adult living on less than CHF 2 per day! + >>

With 230 CHF (214 €), you pay for the quarterly salary of a teacher of the JPM University built in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. + >>

With 400 CHF (372 €), you fund 40 hours of salary of a teacher of the Bethesda secondary school in Haiti. + >>

With 600 CHF (550 €), you provide a graduate from the Auto-Mechanic training in Juba, South Sudan, with a tool-kit that will help him start his own business. + >>

With 1100 CHF (1000 €), you fully cover the quarterly costs of our Be In Hope Program for one former street child in Juba, the capital of South Sudan! + >>

With 2000 CHF (1840 €), you fund two weeks of operation of our Health Care Center in Nyarjwa, an isolated community in South Sudan! + >>

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