We Work to Change Lives.

Action for People In Need Organization – APINO is a Not-for-Profit, Non-Political and Non-Government Organization (NGO) founded in 2016. The initiative was founded by South Sudanese Seasonal Gospel Musician & Activist Lupai Moses Cisona and supported by other South Sudanese volunteers living in East Africa, USA, Canada, Europe and Australia. APINO is registered by South Sudan Relief & Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) as National Non-Government Organization. APINO is engaged in various programs including 1-Peace Building and Conflict Resolution, 2- Livelihood with focus on Women Economic Empowerment (through income generating activities, support to small scale business, village savings and loan association (VSLA groups), 3- Reproductive Health (Creating awareness on HIV Aids), 4- Education, 5- Forum Theatre through music dance and drama, film production and responding to emergency. Those activities are aimed at promoting positive social change among communities. Due to the conflicts broke out in 2016 in South Sudan, APINO was registered in Uganda by Arua district Department of Community Services with Registration Number 503/676 operating in the Refugee Camps in West Nile Region in Uganda implementing same programs as stated above aimed at promoting positive social change among South Sudanese people living in the refugees’ camps that include the host communities.

THEMATIC AREAS

Peace Building and Conflict Resolutions

Education for all children Program

Reproductive Health

Forum Theatre Program

Core Values

APINO is guided by core values of competency, drive for results, respect and dignity for humanity, transparency and accountability, faith and love for all. Our ethical code of conduct encompasses gender responsiveness and equity, resilience and upholding individual rights while implementing our  program interventions in South Sudan and Uganda.

Lets work towards the Change

Mrs Mary Tabu, Ofua 3

The trainings on peace building organised by apino had helped me to interact with different people from other settlement and created good relationship hence promoting peace among ourselves the south Sudanese communities and the host. The music concerts have helped me in trauma healing and keeping my culture because the peace songs were sang in a language I understand. In conclusion, I ask APINO to continue with the peace building activities to help us in trauma healing.

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