Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Between the Earth and Sky

This 21:10 minute video documents the struggle of 400 medical students to become the first generation of South Sudanese doctors. We promise you'll be inspired. "On July 9th, 2011 South Sudan became the 193rd nation in the world. This sub-Saharan nation is the size of France without a single paved highway. With the highest maternal mortality rate in the world, the country has less than 50 licensed doctors for its 10 million people. 400 medical students are struggling to become the first generation of South Sudanese doctors. This is their story..."

Between the Earth and Sky. from Ujenzi Trust on Vimeo.

Learn more about how Ujenzi Trust supports the medical students of South Sudan at www.ujenzi.org >> Southern Sudan Medical Education Collaborative (SSMEC).