The goal of this competition was to create a culture of peace through rural radio to clarification of water sources in remote villages and pumping water to reservoirs by using solar energy.

Kosti Manibe, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs in the  Government of National Unity, presented the awards and said that “civil society is instrumental in energizing” the country’s peace process.

“These proposals proved that the Sudanese have very clear ideas of what they want to do to improve the quality of their life,” said World Bank Sudan Office Manager Asif Faiz.