Khartoum, 4th January 2018. Some South Sudanese refugees in Khartoum, Sudan say they are facing difficulties in earning life because they did not get any assistant.
More than 2000 refugees who are settled at Takamul area of Haj Yousif say the situation is forcing them to depend on minor jobs to earn living.
52-year-old, Angelina Ugali, who joined the camp since 2012, say for the last five years she was not able to get something to depend on to earn life.
She in Balanda language says she goes every morning to wash and iron clothes for some Sudanese families so she can provide for her two grandchildren.
Ugali says she earns between 50 to 100 Sudanese pounds per week to provide needs for her family.
A 60-year-old, Arkangelo Antonio Batal, a retired soldier, says he and many other young South Sudanese men are now depending on casual and manual work to survive.
He says he does carpentry and builds houses to help provide his families with school fees and medication.
Another refugee, Khamis Dimo, one of the leaders in the camp, says they have not been receiving any assistant from aid organizations.
He appreciates the hospitality of the locals in Takamul who provided them with space to build temporary shelters to live in.
Dimo and many other refugees urge South Sudanese leaders to compromise for the sake of peace in the country.
He hopes that the New Year should not witness more killings again in the country.
Sudan hosts the second largest number of the South Sudanese in the region after Uganda.