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Come join us for a night of fine food, entertainment, love and laughter, to help the people of South Sudan.

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Hi! I came to Adelaide 15 years ago as a South Sudanese refugee. I was born in Sudan and raised in refugee camps in a number of nations. I experienced the hardship of a decades long civil-war and the trauma of losing my siblings and both parents. As a young girl I was exposed to horrors no-one should have to endure.Now here in my new country where I am embraced and protected I’m able to realise my dreams. However, I realise that there are still little girls, orphans and disabled people in South Sudan going through the same pain and rejection that I encountered. Orphans are made into slaves, child-brides are sold for the price of a few cows and women suffer domestic violence. These atrocities continue to this day.

In 2017 I returned to my birthplace of Aweil, South Sudan, for the first time in 27 years and formed an organisation called New Jerusalem Family Homes with a vision to provide a family home where broken people can experience love and protection just like I have here in Australia.

My husband Daniel and I will be leaving for our fourth trip to South Sudan in August 2019 and we will be staying for three months to begin taking in our first children at our pre-existing premises.

As they say in Africa ‘it takes a village to raise a child’, and my husband and I can’t do this by ourselves. We ask you to stretch out your hand help us love these beautiful people in anyway you can.

To this end you are invited to the New Jerusalem Family Homes Charity Dinner on Saturday 29/6/19, at City of Dreams Hall at 6:00pm. Tickets are $60 and all proceeds will be going to New Jerusalem Family Homes in South Sudan.

Enjoy complimentary wine/soft-drink on arrival and a scrumptious two course meal (slow-braised beef on creamy asida with seasonal vegetables, followed by double chocolate quandong cheesecake!) prepared by yours truly!

There will be short presentation, auction, entertainment and laughter. We'd love you to join us for this great cause.

RSVP: 24/6/19

Monica Nyalong

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