Established in 2008 in South Sudan, Loreto Rumbek Primary and Secondary School educates girls from ages 5 to 20.

Our Challenge - educating girls in South Sudan

Welcome to Loreto Rumbek

Girls in South Sudan face extreme adversity in the pursuit of academic success. Even a basic education is a right denied to many.

Young girls and especially young women are less likely to enroll and more likely to drop out.

About our School

Loreto Rumbek is made up of a primary school, a secondary school and Primary Health Care. The school first opened in 2008 and provides a much needed place of education for girls aged 14-20.

Principal's Message

We hear from Sr. Orla Treacy
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Primary School

Boys and girls, aged 5-14.
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Secondary School

Girls, aged 14 to 20 years.
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Health Care

Achieving better health for all
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Recent News

Graduation 2018

Celebrating a journey – our annual graduation ceremony

Our 8th graduation for the senior 4 class of 2018 took place on November 21, 2018. This year we had the largest number of girls graduating with 48. The theme for this graduation was "I have the ability to change and build". Congratulations our candidates and continued success in the National exams.
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Teaching and learning through mentorship

Our mentorship programme reinforces the idea that the world is a safe place, something children can't always hear or see often enough.
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Rearing and caring for animals on the school farm

In the Loreto animal enclosure, we rear goats and pigs. When one of the goats gave birth to four kids, she could not produce enough milk to feed them. To help the kids survive, our agriculture teacher and some of our students helped by bottle-feeding the young goats – they are now healthy and thriving.…
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