About us

About us

About us

We are a South Sudanese young women founded national humanitarian and development organization in South Sudan, registered 2017 in accordance to NGOs Act 2016 by the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) and a member of South Sudan NGO Forum. We are dedicated to fight ill health, poverty, injustice and reduce human suffering. We place special focus on working alongside vulnerable women, girls and IDPs and communities at large to improve their health and escape poverty. Advance Africa Initiative employs holistic approach to cater for many needs of our people by working in areas that contribute in a synergistic manner to improving the lives of our target communities.

To coordinate, facilitate and implement strategies that save lives by restoring hope to the afflicted lives, empower communities through provision of humanitarian and development programs in areas of education, protection, health, agriculture and peace building to achieve a just, free, dignified and self-actualizing society

A country of restored hope and empowered communities and individuals for a just, free, self-actualizing and dignified society in South Sudan, Africa and beyond

Transparency and Accountability

Justice and Equity

Participation and Inclusion

Professionalism and

Respect for Human Rights

Frequently Asked Questions

South Sudan does have laws criminalizing CEFM, Legislation protecting women and girls from CEFM include: The Transitional Constitution (2011), which guarantees the right of women and girls to consent to marriage; the Penal Code (2008), which penalizes husbands who marry young brides; and the Child Act (2008), which protects children’s rights, including the right to be free from sexual abuse and exploitation and GBV. However, there is no legal minimum age for marriage and no comprehensive law criminalizing CEFM but customary/traditional law plays a key role in regulating marriage practices in South Sudan as CEFM is deeply rooted in culture and beliefs. In 2018 the Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare launched a Gender Policy and a Strategic National Action Plan (2017–2030) (SNAP), which aims to guide all child marriage stakeholders to work in a coordinated manner and to design, implement and monitor effective interventions to eradicate child marriage by 2030 in alignment to SDGs vision but much is yet to be achieve in less than 10 years

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Children Rescued from Child Marriage

321

Women Provided with SGBV Services

16754

People Provided with Clean Drinking Water