Awareness Workshop on CTRH – Gangura -Yambio

Activity: Awareness Workshop on CTRH

Venue: Gangura Payam, Yambio County –  Western Equatoria State

Number of Participants: 40 Participants (20 males and 20 females)

Date:   16 June 2023

Partner: UNDP & Government of Sweden

Brief Story Write up

In the bid to increase the scope of coverage for the sensitization of grass root citizens about the commission for truth, reconciliation and healing (CTRH) as funded by the government of Sweden through UNDP, today we conducted a workshop on CTRH in Gangura Payam, Yambio County, South Sudan.

The workshop was meant for 40 participants and so we were able to sensitize the 40 people who lead by the Payam administrator, together with his assistant, youth leaders, women leaders, boma chiefs and religious leaders.

In gratitude, the extended their gratitude to the donors and implementers for considering them and requested that more of such workshops be conducted for them especially on the 2018 South Sudan revitalized peace agreement.

Objectives of the Activity

•      To introduce the project to stakeholders

•      To cultivate ownership and participation of the project

•      To explain the project in details so that stakeholders can have a clear picture

Results/Issues discussed and outcome of the Activity


  1. Participants were able to get clear information on CTRH processes
  2. The state delegates were able to interact with community members and got their concerns
  3. The workshop was very participatory and a high level of engagement realized.


Issues discussed:

  • Procure details, objectives, components and expected results
  • Sustainability and ownership by the community
  • Building on synergies in partnership


  1. Outcomes:
  2. 100 stakeholders engaged during the project launch
  3. Project explained in details and subsequence ownership by stakeholders
  4. Project visibility items such as T-shirts and banners with logs of Funders and RDAA are disposed

Recommendations and Action points

  •  Government should speed up unification of organised forces
  •  Immediate implementation of chapter 5 and translating it to local languages
  •  Formation of CTRH should be prioritised
  •  Participants appreciated UNDP for funding RDAA for such great initiatives


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