Meet…Joyce from Sudan
Name: Joyce Gune Alex
Hometown: Juba Jerusalem
Languages spoken: Arabic, Fujulu, Kakwa, English
Siblings: One sister and three brothers
Pets: A dog, Rainbow, and a cat, Pac
School: Nahari School (Basic 1)
Favorite subjects in school: Arabic and English
Favorite activities: I like to read and play basketball.
Favorite food: Beans and rice
What would you like to be when you grow up? A doctor
What would you like to say to other kids in the United States? Let them read hard, not play too much so that they will become doctors and other positions someday.
SUDAN AT A GLANCE
Location: North East Africa
Geography: Sudan is the largest country in Africa. It is mostly flat with mountains in the far south, northeast and west, and desert dominates the north. The Nile River runs northward through the country.
Population: 42 million; 41% are less than 15 years old.
Religions: 70% Muslim, 25% animist or indigenous, 5% Christian
People: Black 52%, Arab 39%, Beja 6%, other 3%
Languages: Arabic and English (official), and Fujulu, Nubian, Ta Bedawie,
dialects of Nilotic, Nilo-Hamitic, Sudanic languages
LEARN A LITTLE FUJULU
Dinate: Thank you
Dua wuye: You are welcome
Dua puer: Good morning
Profile courtesy AfricaWrites