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South Sudanese Women Learn New Skills to Become Self-Sufficient

A group of women from the Greater Equatoria region are in Wau, South Sudan, to train dozens of other women on how to make handicrafts that they can sell to earn a living. Thirty young women are learning how to make handbags, wallets and tablecloths from local materials such as beads. Officials of the Juba-based Women Advance Organization, which put together the training, say they believe the new skills not only will enable young women to earn money, but also will create jobs for other...

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