Meet Makoy Samuel Yibi As the national coordinator for the Guinea Worm Eradication Program in South Sudan, he is treating victims and educating communities about how to stamp out this agonizing disease.
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The Carter Center, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former
First Lady Rosalynn Carter, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide. A nongovernmental
organization, the Center has helped to improve life for people in more than 70 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing
democracy and human rights; preventing diseases; improving mental health care; and teaching farmers to increase crop production.