Reconciling Tribes, Developing Communities, Empowering South Sudan.
What We Do
Education. Peace. Leadership. Hope.
A Holistic Approach
Our mission is to stand in solidarity with South Sudan’s rural youth, women and children by empowering them with knowledge and skills through education to achieve sustainable peace and holistic development for the transformation of South Sudanese society.
SMARD is a faith based, indigenous national organization serving South Sudan.
We are guided by the following Values:
We value a holistic approach to ministry, caring for both the physical and spiritual well being of the human person. We believe in the holistic ministry of Jesus Christ giving due attention to the spiritual, physical and material needs regardless of ethnic origin, religion or gender.
We believe that long term positive impact is a result of healthy relationships. We strive to make, build and preserve relationships with all people including those who hold different views.
We cherish active participation as an effective means of empowerment for communities and sustainability of projects. We encourage our target groups and partners to take active roles in the problems we are trying to solve together.
SMARD believes that the moral base of servant leadership is the desire to serve. We lead by investing our lives in the service of the disadvantaged. Out of a spirit of friendship, humility and mutual respect, we enjoy the satisfaction that comes from selfless service.
We conduct our business with honesty evident by being transparent and accountable to our beneficiaries, partners and stakeholders. We value being good stewards of all resources entrusted to us.
We cultivate and encourage creativity as a viable strategy for our ministry as we serve in a constantly changing environment.