By: Jessica Soule
Published: Dec. 12, 2011
In central New York and elsewhere, John Dau’s name is synonymous with positive change. Now, he wants to continue his good deeds with a second foundation to help his native Sudan.
He first worked with members of the First Presbyterian Church of Skaneateles to build a medical clinic. Now Dau is turning his attention to peace reconciliation, improving educational opportunities and encouraging thriving agriculture.
After leaving a refugee camp in Kenya that was his home for 11 years for the U.S., John Dau continued to send money back to fellow displaced Sudanese who fled civil war. After he found the scattered members of his family, he paused his schooling to support them as well. (READ MORE…)