Abdel Nabi: schoolteacher and #COVID19 community fighter, White Nile
Schoolteacher Abdel Nabi is a #COVID19 community fighter, assisting South Sudanese refugees, displaced people, and others in Alagaya, White Nile, with support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).
Member of a local community group, Abdel volunteered distributing sanitizer and soap in busy areas and markets, while others raised COVID-19 awareness. Following their work, community views of COVID-19 changed. “After they learned that this is a serious infection, they started following health advice, reducing risks, and keeping track of news about the spread of the disease,” he said.
“I hope the awareness will continue while we prepare for the autumn season to plant sorghum and sesame, so we can do with more confidence.”