We provide development program management and coordinate village mobilization to enable villagers to do their own development work. Our projects deliver water, schools, teacher and student support, economic opportunity, appropriate technology, and sanitation solutions to under-served communities in South Sudan

Latest news about our projects ...

SunGate Solar Project

  • Our big solar year in South Sudan
    MouWithNgorMaduok-Tech-1 Mou Riiny, who leads our solar energy initiative, is pictured above. On the left he presents an update at the Global Humanitarian Technology Conference in San Jose, California, last month. The picture on the right shows Mou sitting with an… Read More

Wunlang School

  • St. Paul Comes Through Again, Uniformly
      Our friends at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Arlington, MA, one of our first supporters, have come through again. As they report in their weekly update (scroll down and look at the right-hand column), they’re raising funds again… Read More

Thiou Village

  • Solar solutions for South Sudan
    Mou wires a solar generating station Mou Riiny, who came to the U.S. several years ago as a refugee from the long civil war in Sudan, is now back in South Sudan where he is starting his own solar energy company to deliver electricity to rural… Read More

Community Center

  • Growing season
    It’s been a while since we’ve posted! Communications to the remote parts of South Sudan where we work have not improved a lot; it’s difficult to get photos out. But executive director Franco Majok just returned from a visit and… Read More

Wunlang Health Clinic

  • The light shines in the darkness
    Things are pretty grim in many parts of South Sudan. Everyone, from the President of the United States on down, has an opinion about what should be done, but bringing peace and order to this new nation, which began with… Read More

Malual-Chum Village

  • From Village to Town Day
    Arlington Town Day is part street fair, part welcome to newcomers, and a chance for Arlingtonians to get the word out about their favorite causes. So, of course, Village Help for South Sudan has a booth about our Malual-Chum project.… Read More

General Information

  • Uniform results
    At our last board meeting, the directors of Village Help for South Sudan decided that as a nonprofit we would not focus on building more buildings, but rather on programs and support for the institutions we’ve established. This means that… Read More

Help Support VHSS

Please consider donating to Village Help for South Sudan. Your donation will be used to provide ongoing support, supplies, training, and technology to create a sustainable community.

Work of VHSS

Below is a video which demostrates the need for clean water for the villagers. This can only happen through your continued support

Mou Riiny introduces SunGate, his new social enterprise to bring renewable solar electricity to rural South Sudan villages.