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Progress is being made though education in the Republic of South Sudan. Organizations working to set up education systems such as USAID, the Valentino Achak Deng Foundation (VADF), and UNICEF have made radical progress, raising the enrolled number of primary school students from 300,000 in 2000 to 1.4 million in 2010. Progress such as this is imperative during South Sudan's fragile first years as a nation.

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Background on "Chages for New Hope," a Peru-based organizational member and its relation to a favorite poem of mine which illustrates an important point on Education that coincidently the organization is striving to accomplish.

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Discussions pertaining to MDG 2 and specific countries, organizations, groups or individuals that work towards this goal will take place here. As delineated by the United Nations, the second Millennium Development Goal is: To Achieve Universal Primary Education by ensuring that by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling.

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