The sixth RVI Sudan Course was held in Rumbek Senior Secondary School from 24 to 30 May 2009. The directors of the course were Eddie Thomas and Cherry Leonardi. New teaching staff this year included Akolda Tier, Omer Egemi, Mom Arou, Jago Salmon and Samia el-Nagar. Staff and students participated in classes with students from the school. There were guided tours of the town and a visit to the cattle-auction in Rumbek market. The Governor of Lakes State, HE Daniel Awet Akot, was guest of honour at the final dinner. An RVI football team narrowly lost in a spirited match with Rumbek town.