is an independent coordinating body of national and international NGOs that exists to serve and facilitate the work of its NGO members in order to efficiently and effectively address the humanitarian and development needs in South Sudan. All member organisations agree to provide humanitarian and/or development assistance to the people of South Sudan regardless of ethnic backgrounds, political affiliations, or religious beliefs. Member organisations are non-partisan, non-proselytising and do not participate in military activities.
Most NGOs working in the region deliver humanitarian services, now considered ‘basic services,’ including water and sanitation, health care, and education. However, there are also NGOs working in conflict resolution,
The NGO Forum was created in the early 1990’s and was originally located in Nairobi where most NGOs were then based. In 2006, with the move of many organisations to South Sudan, the NGO Forum began to meet monthly in
The NGO Forum exists primarily to serve the needs of its members and to act in their interest. To this end, the NGO Forum pursues five key aim elaborated in the Scope of Services:
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The South Sudan NGO Forum is funded by its committed members, Sida, SDC, and ECHO.