We want to do the work ourselves!

The people of southern Sudan do not want to be dependent upon outside relief. They want to rebuild their communities and they want to do the work themselves.

South Sudanese women at the community well.

South Sudanese women at the community well.

South Sudanese Friends International develops long-term solutions to humanitarian needs such as health care, education, trade, industry, and infrastructure.

Our programs train local Sudanese people to assist and manage their own development and education projects. We work to create a climate of mutual understanding between ethnic groups and build support for democratic values, free elections, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, and free enterprise.

We are guided by Christian principles, but SSFI is not affiliated with any religious or political entity and offers hope to people in need irrespective of race, culture, or religion.

South Sudanese Friends International is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation founded in 1994 to promote peace, justice, and democracy in Sudan. Our activities are funded by contributions from individuals, religious organizations, and civic groups that share our love for the Sudanese people.