Timpir

kidsTimpir: Australians supporting health, education and development in South Sudan (hereafter referred to as Timpir) is a grassroots organisation that works to improve the lives of people in South Sudan through locally developed and operated community development initiatives.

Timpir was formed in 2004 with a vision to work with the people of South Sudan and the global community to assist in the development of a region devastated by almost 40 years of recurrent civil war from the 1950s to 2005.

South Sudan lags significantly behind the rest of the world in standard markers of development. For example, it is estimated that only 1.9% of children complete primary school and one out of every six children will die before their first birthday (Office of the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sudan 2010).

Timpir was incorporated in Australia in 2005 under the name Panhom, this name was changed to ‘Timpir: Australians supporting health, education and development in South Sudan’ in 2007. Timpir is run by a board of 10 volunteer directors who oversee the design, implementation and running of Timpir’s projects in South Sudan. Working with local community members in South Sudan to identify, plan and implement projects is fundamental to Timpir’s ethos, however Timpir relies on the financial and volunteer support of people around the globe to make these projects possible. The main objective of Timpir is to improve access for the people of South Sudan to basic education and health care through working with local communities.

Timpir is a partner for Project J943N Timpir Quality Schools Project South Sudan with Global Development Group (ABN 57 102 400 993), an Australian NGO approved by the Minister for Foreign Affairs. Tax deductible receipts for gifts over $2 with a preference for this approved development project will be issued by Global Development Group for project J943N. If funds raised exceed the requirement for this project, funds may be directed to another approved activity. Please note, no non-development (evangelistic, political or welfare) activities are a part of, or funded by, GDG projects. For more information please visit www.gdg.org.au

If you would like to make a donation to help us in establishing and furthering the projects of Timpir in South Sudan, you can make your tax deductible donation via credit card, Paypal, cheque, money order or direct deposit via the Donate page.

Follow Timpir on Twitter at @TimpirSS

Check out Timpir’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/timpirss/

5 days ago
School Lunch Program

Update: Just 11 days left of our first ever crowdfunding campaign!!

If you can spare $5 or $10 please check out our campaign below. We are aiming to raise enough money to provide school lunches for ... See more

Please join us in supporting our School Lunch Program! We support two schools in South Sudan with over 1300 students. Due to extreme famine we are running a 3-month school lunch program.

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2 weeks ago
School Lunch Program

Update: Day 39

Hi Everybody, only 21 days left of our first ever crowdfunding campaign for our School Lunch Program! We've reached just over $12,500!! With the funds raised our South Sudan team and ... See more

Please join us in supporting our School Lunch Program! We support two schools in South Sudan with over 1300 students. Due to extreme famine we are running a 3-month school lunch program.

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3 weeks ago
Timpir

To all my friends who have been kind enough to support our Timpir project, please see attached photos of where your donations for our lunch time program have gone. The photos are from our Waramoth ... See more

Each day Timpir's schools in South Sudan begin with a 'parade' (assembly) so that teacher's can record the attendance. Today was a special day at Waramoth Primary as the results from the term 1 exams ... See more

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3 weeks ago

Each day Timpir's schools in South Sudan begin with a 'parade' (assembly) so that teacher's can record the attendance. Today was a special day at Waramoth Primary as the results from the term 1 exams ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Success Story: School Lunch Program in South Sudan by Timpir

In recognition of Timpir getting close to our goal of raising $16,000 for our school lunch program in South Sudan, Chuffed has featured us and our cause. We have just under $4000 left to raise which ... See more

Success Story: School Lunch Program in South Sudan by Timpir

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3 weeks ago
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Update day 30: We have almost raised $12, 000 so far!! Thank you on behalf of Timpir and the communities in South Suan to everyone who has supported us! Truly Amazing! Today Timpir team member Henry ... See more

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3 weeks ago
School Lunch Program

Update day 30: We have almost raised $12, 000 so far!! Thank you on behalf of Timpir and the communities in South Suan to everyone who has supported us! Truly Amazing! Today Timpir team member Henry ... See more

Please join us in supporting our School Lunch Program! We support two schools in South Sudan with over 1300 students. Due to extreme famine we are running a 3-month school lunch program.

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4 weeks ago
School Lunch Program

Crowdfunding Update:

Hi Everyone! We are almost half way to reaching our goal with a total of $7980 raised for our School Lunch Program so far! With your support we can ensure all 1300+ students in ... See more

Please join us in supporting our School Lunch Program! We support two schools in South Sudan with over 1300 students. Due to extreme famine we are running a 3-month school lunch program.

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1 month ago
Henry's Hike against Hunger

Henry is a Board Member of Timpir who had both hips replaced six/seven months ago. Henry is looking for your sponsorship as he attempts the return Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty Summit trail on 23 July. ... See more

Henry is a Board Member of Timpir who had both hips replaced six/seven months ago. Henry is looking for your sponsorship as he attempts the return Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty Summit trail on 23 July. ... See more

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1 month ago
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Please see some photos of where your money has helped this month, feeding our students at our two schools. Thanks to the generous donations we have received so far, $6,200. This was enough to feed ... See more

Thank you to all the generous donors who have helped raise over $6000 for the school lunch programs in Waramoth and Mabok. You have helped provide lunches for over 1300 students for the past month. ... See more

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