Africa Initiative for Rural Development (AIRD) is a national non-governmental organization and not for profit making organization established in 2019, represented by Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC). AIRD mandate in South Sudan aimed at saving lives of children, women and families from effects of conflicts and disasters by empowering communities, advocating for the rights of children and their caregivers, including women and persons with special needs. AIRD Vision is to attain a sustainable socio-economic development founded on community ownership, peaceful co-existence and self-reliance. AIRD believes in a society of “nurtured children, empowered youth and viable communities”.
AIRD is UNICEF’s Strategic Partner for GBV prevention and response in Jonglei State for the last 4 Years and currently implementing a project supported by UNICEF, under the Project title “Protecting Women and Girls in South Sudan from Gender-based Violence (GBV) through addressing social norms transformation, integrating a multi-faceted holistic approach to GBV prevention, risk mitigation and response in Bor, Fangak and Pibor, South Sudan. Hence, contributing to the overall Communities Care Programme (CCP) goal meant to create safer communities for women and girls through transforming harmful social norms that contribute to sexual violence into social norms that uphold women and girls’ equality, safety and dignity
A thriving, dynamic South Sudan where children and youth are real champions and catalysts for social change, cohesion, and sustainable development.
To socially and economically transform South Sudan by effectively engaging and strategically investing in children and the youth.
AIRD - GBV Case Workers.pdf (904.8 KB)
AIRD - GBV Community Mobilizer .pdf (923.7 KB)
AIRD - GBV Protection Officers .pdf (935.2 KB)
AIRD - Logistics Assistant and Security focal point .pdf (1004.7 KB)
AIRD -CASHIER .pdf (892.2 KB)