What’s in a Name?

At the age of 16, Khok is one of the youngest students at Werkok Freedom Secondary School (WFSS), but his name is one of the oldest. Khok is the grandson of the Khok (Kok) for which the community of Werkok is named. It was 1915 when grandfather Khok decided to do something about the need…

My Last Chance

Manyang arrived at the gate of Werkok Freedom Secondary School (WFSS) with just a small bag in hand. “I heard that the Werkok school was open, so I came to see if it was true.” Though our men’s dorm was already full, we didn’t feel we could turn him away. At 24 years old, Manyang…

New Class – New Students

At the beginning of the semester in October, a pre-school class was added to the primary school. We are excited to report that enrollment is now 65 students. More than half of the current enrollment is in the new pre-school class and 55% of all students attending are girls. We are excited to meet these…