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Stephen Gabriel Ndumuku, a carpenter from Western Equatoria, cannot use his legs to full capacity. But, this inspirational man uses his talent in woodwork to support six children and calls for inclusion as South Sudan heads towards its first-ever elections. Photo by Denis Louro/UNMISS

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Laduma Patricia Egan from Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan knows how to transform the cards dealt to her into a winning hand. This disability and women's rights advocate has been on crutches ever since she can remember but that hasn't stopped her from being a beacon of hope for her people. Photo by Okello James/UNMISS

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An UNMISS-funded project - the construction of a secondary school in remote Kediba, South Sudan - is expected to boost literacy rates, ensure girls and boys receive equal learning opportunities, and enable students to pursue higher education without having to move away from their homes. Photo by Martin Siba/UNMISS

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South Korean engineering troops serving with UNMISS in Jonglei recently received UN medals for their hard and high quality work. Photos: Gideon Sackitey & Mach Samuel/UNMISS