Rose Aciendhel Kacthiek is 28 years old, married with three children.
She started her Schooling at Mabior Yar Primary School, completing her primary and secondary education at Kakuma Refugee camp in Kenya. With financial support from the LI TIM-OI Foundation and a friend from Germany, Rose completed a certificate in project management at Unity College, a certificate in computer training at the First Computer Training Centre with a diploma in public relations and Human Resource Management at the Cross World Institute for professional studies in Nairobi Kenya.
She came back to South Sudan after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) and started working as a CTO in the office of the National Electoral Commission in 2010. Rose was appointed in the same year in the Ministry of Local Government of Warrap State as a Gender Focal Point person. In 2013 Rose was elected as chairperson of the Women’s Association in Warrap State.
Rose is now a member the National Committee for Healing, Peace and Reconciliation in Warrap State. She recently attended a one month Training of Trainers (TOT) event for Peace Mobilisers in Yei South Sudan. The training was organized by the National Committee on Healing Peace and Reconciliation and facilitated by the South African based Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR).
Her vision is to advocate for girls education and creating awareness on women rights. Rose is now supporting her community, her family and her dream is to go for further studies if there is an opportunity. The Episcopal Church of the Sudan Diocese of Wau in South Sudan, her family and the women of Warrap State are very thankful to the LI TIM-OI Foundation for training Rose.