The Community consists of two bodies (a) the Executive (b) the Assembly Each body has with different functions.
The South Sudanese Community in Egypt consists of 47 associations representing a wide diversity of ethnic communities as well as 10 professional syndicates which are also under this umbrella.
It take cares of community issues and liaise between the embassy of the Republic of South Sudan in Cairo and competent organizations working in the field of humanitarian such as local welfare communities, Egyptian associations/organizations, International NGOS such as UNHCR, IOM, ICRC, Caritas, CRS and others Embassies in Egypt.
We are responsible for about 46,000 South Sudanese residing in Egypt. About 7,000 of them are students studying at Egyptian universities and higher institutes while there are and over 10, 000 students studying at refugee schools in Cairo and other governorates in Egypt and at the KGS, primary and secondary stages.
Activities, Courses and Workshops
Community provides training and workshops for community members such as awareness in terms of Psychology and human resource as well Hepatitis diseases and others diseases that threat community.
The Community has a traditional chief who is an expert in solving community problems, any issues within the community or outside. Our leadership will contribute to solve it amicably.
Children and Youth
We have around 18 community centers providing education for our kids although are not in good quality but it’s helping our community from attack of literacy.
We are very keen to empower our community members especially women and youths whom are the back bone and pillars of community, we did some training for women in sewing machines and primary health cares and cooking methods, youths got trained in vocational and being involved in sport activities with Egyptian.
Most community members were affected by war and most of them unaccompanied children, single mothers and elders these categories are needs special case so we provides community Psychology for such members.
Community is responsible with issuing some documents such as marriage certificates, although we are community leaders but people expect to maintain their right in a legal and right manner if violated.
Although job opportunity are not easy but community is always trying to eases the way to community members are able to work in order to help their life.