YAMBIO April 8, 2015 [Gurtong]- Ambassador, Agnes Chan says UNICEF will reach out-of-school children in all 10 states, targeting approximately 400,000 children whose schooling has been interrupted by the conflict in South Sudan to return to their studies this year.
She said that children have started joining schools while others still need awareness and support to go to schools.
She thanked Western Equatoria Government for being devoted in helping women, children and the youth in life skills.
Ms. Chan in her meeting with the State Governor, Bangasi Joseph Bakosoro appreciated his leadership and the entire government for keeping and promoting peace in the State.
"It is not easy but the people of this state are committed to maintaining peace in the area because peace is a very important tool, that for any country to do well for its citizens there must be peace," Chan said.
Governor Bakosoro appreciated the work UNICEF is doing in Western Equatoria particularly in the area of Education.