Construction of Temporary Learning Shelters at Our Lady of Fatima Nursery and Primary School in Maridi

Project Title:  Supporting Education in Emergency for Returnees and Displaced children

Activity: Construction of Temporary Learning Shelters

Location: Maridi County – W.E.S

No of beneficiaries: 834 pupils (456 Boys and 378  Girls)

Period: I Year (2023 – 2024)

Partner: Manos Unidas


Brief Story Write up

The project is designed to support 14 primary schools in total and of the 14 schools, 4 have been granted Temporary Learning Shelters (TLSs) with 2 in Maridi County and 2 in Tambura County creating 4 classrooms for each school. Among the schools that have been granted TLSs is Our Lady of Fatima Primary school in Maridi County, Western Equatoria State, South Sudan.

So on 3rd September 2023, we started constructing the TLSs for Our Lady of Fatima Nursery and primary school which will accommodate four classes two per TLS. After finishing here we shall proceed to St. Lucy Primary school in Mambe under Maridi County and then the other schools in Tambura County will come after.

Objectives of the Activity

  1. To improve learning environment for the pupils and teachers
  2. To stimulate the increase in enrollment of pupils especially returnees and displaced children
  3. To create and opportunity for the returnees and displaced children to attain education
  4. To give the young generation a chance for a brighter future

Expected Results


  1. Increased enrollment of returnees and displaced pupils
  2. Improved academic performance of pupils
  3. To foster peaceful co-existence between the children from different ethinicities
  4. Improvement of the learning environment
  5. Transformation of the communities mind-set in regards to development and peaceful co-existence

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