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Drops of Insight: One Refugee's Quest for Clean Water in Sudan

  • Kean University 1000 Morris Avenue Union, NJ, 07083 United States (map)

One Refugee's Journey to Bring Clean Water to South Sudan

More than one in 10 people around the world—about 663 million people—lack access to sanitary water as a result of contamination, poor infrastructure and water scarcity. Learn more about the efforts to end this global water crisis from human rights activists Salva Dut, Sudanese refugee and founder of Water for South Sudan, and John Prendergast, Kean University's Anne Evans Estabrook Senior Fellow. 

Thursday, March 23
Kean University STEM Building, 1075 Morris Ave., Union, N.J. 

5-6:30 p.m. | Ursino
VIP Reception
Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at the Kean Stage Box Office or online at Proceeds to benefit the Human Rights Institute at Kean University and Water for South Sudan. 

6:30-7:15 p.m. | STEM Auditorium
Public Talk
Admission is free and open to all members of the campus community and the general public. Faculty are encouraged to bring their classes. 

7:15-7:45 p.m. | STEM Lobby
A Long Walk to Water Book Signing
Linda Sue Park's book, A Long Walk to Water, tells the true story of Dut's experience as a "lost boy" of South Sudan. Individuals can bring their own copy of the book or purchase one at the event to have it signed by Salva Dut. 

Continue the conversation at the Human Rights Institute Conference, Half Empty: The Depths of the Global Water Crisis, on Friday, March 24. Answer the call to action. Register now for the human rights