VOICES FROM THE FIELDTHE IRC BLOG
Aluel's future in South Sudan
July 13, 2012 by Susan Purdin
|Amou Lual with her one-year-old daughter, Aluel. Photo: Katherine Anderson/IRC|
On July 10, 2011 Amou Lual had much to celebrate -- the birth of a beautiful baby girl, Aluel Auger, and the birth of her new nation. A day earlier, her country South Sudan had become independent from the Republic of Sudan after more than 50 years of war and humanitarian crisis.