Organization Profile

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.