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
Our big solar year in South Sudan
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
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
Solar solutions for South Sudan
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
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
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
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
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.