Aweil is the capital city of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, located at the intersection of Nile tributaries--the Lol and the Pongo. “Aweil” is derived from the Dinka name Mading Ayuel.

The Dinka tribe makes up the population’s majority, but members of the Luo tribe live in the area as well. The Dinka rely on cattle herding at riverside camps in the dry season and growing grains in the rainy season.

Every Village has trained pastors and built a radio tower in this area. Cush4Christ is our local partner on the ground.

Population: APP 1.1M

Language: Dinka Rek

Sudan State: Northern Bahr el Ghazal