Friends of St. Teresa Nzara South Sudan continues to save children’s lives along with the lives of their parents. Medical treatment, surgery, safe birthing and COVID 19 preparedness is possible through a decade of support from Australian donors assisting the Comboni Missionary Sisters who manage the hospital.
Donors have supported nurse training since 2019. These nurses provide current leadership in the hospital.
A solar power system provided from Australia in 2016 has met the hospital power requirements since and provides for the current upgraded facilities of theatres, wards and blood bank. A further system is planned.
Blood Bank, Theatres, Birthing Unit, Wards
A Blood Bank and Hematology Centre has been designed in Australia and built to international standards in cooperation with CMMB (New York), Kenda Onlus (Italy) and Australian Donors.
Theatres and Surgical Ward, Birthing unit and Maternity Ward have been constructed to plans prepared by volunteer Australian architects .The building project was supervised by CMMB .Australian donors contributed US$200,000 towards the project.
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) approved the FSTTN Ltd as a Charity from 17th March 2022 with ATO confirmed Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status.
Donations to Friends of St Teresa Nzara
(FSTTN Ltd) are used to fund St Teresa Hospital.
Provision of Solar Power & Satellite Communications,
Staff training in maintenance of Power and Communications
Emergency support if hospital essential services fail
Obligations under MOUs with Partners managing or assisting the hospital.