ACRA focuses on six core program areas and three cross cutting issues primarily integrated into the other core program areas namely:



AGENCY FOR CHILD RELIEF AID (ACRA) is a national Non Profit, Non-Government Humanitarian Organization founded by active, dedicated and committed South Sudanese professionals in 2016 and fully registered under the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) within the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management in accordance with NGO Act 2016 of the Republic of South Sudan. ACRA aim to provide sustainable livelihoods opportunities to support and transform the lives of the vulnerable children and populations both in South Sudan’s urban and rural areas and help them enjoy adequate access to essential services including; Child protection, Education, adequate and Safe Water Supply, Sanitation facilities, Sustainable Livelihoods and Maternal Child Healthprimary health care services in a manner that respects human rights principles while ensuring the peace and improved social well beings for all.


Overall Objective

To improve quality of life of vulnerable children through environmentally sound interventions and programs with specific focus on provision of basic essential services.  The specific objectives include;

  1. Increase access to education for children and vulnerable groups.
  2. Increase sustainable access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene promotion in the schools and in the communities
  1. Increase access to maternal child health and primary health care services with to vulnerable groups in the community. 
  2. Promote and encourage social cohesion though peace building initiatives.
  3. Work to reduce malnutrition among children through food security and livelihoods improvement initiatives. 
  4. Build the capacity of local CBOs, women groups, youth groups in better management practices for improved service delivery. 
  5. Promote and advocate for gender sensitive approaches to enhance women’s rights and girl child education. 
  6. Strengthen community capacity to cope with future shocks in disaster preparedness and management. 
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