Southern Sudan War Disabled, Widows and Orphans Commission

Functions :: Structure :: Projects and Programs :: Publications and Documents :: Contacts
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Mr. Deng Dau Deng Malek
Chairperson
 

Vision

“A society in which War Disabled, War Widows and War Orphans have equal opportunities and rights to participate in development for improved quality of life.”

 

Mission

SSWDWOC exists to:

  1. Build and empower a society that respects human rights and participation of War Disabled, Widows and Orphans in the development.
  2. Establish and promote accessibility of War Disabled, Widows and Orphans to social services.

 

Core Values

  1. Integrity
  2. Respect
  3. Quality service
  4. Teamwork
  5. Commitment

 

Functions:

 

The Southern Sudan War Disabled, Widows and Orphans Commission performs the following functions and duties:

 

  1. To initiate, formulate and promote policies and legislation/programs for the protection, care and welfare of persons with war related disabilities, war widows and war orphans;
  2. To advice the Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS) on the most effective modalities for implementation of such policies and programs.
     

 

Structure:

 

  1. Commission Policy Board
  2. General Directorate for Administration and Finance
  3. Directorate of War Disabled
  4. Directorate of War Widows
  5. Directorate of War Orphans
  6. Directorate for Special Programs
  7. Directorate for Research and Documentation
  8. Ten Southern Sudan Coordination Offices
  9. Counties, Payams and Bomas

 

Projects and Programs: 

 

1. Giving support services

 

  • Grant seeds in the ten southern Sudan states for war disabled and widows
  • Tri-cycle piago vehicles (Provision of Modified Motors) project in the ten southern Sudan states for transportation and income generation.
  • Small scale Income Generating Activities/Projects in Jonglei, Central Equatoria and Lakes States
  • Grinding mills in two states; Jonglei and Northern Barl El Ghazal three photocopy machines in Upper Nile, Jonglei and Western Barl El Ghazal states
  • Speed boats in Jonglei and Upper Nile for the fishing project.
  • Facilitation of medical care (treatment) and physical rehabilitation of war disabled persons.


2. Empowerment of the beneficiaries
 

  • Capacity building and trainings
  • Allocation of lands/plots for the Martyrs’ Survivors families in the ten southern states.
  • Crops production in Lakes, Jonglei and Central Equatoria states
  • Needs assessment and research, surveys, database and information systems.
  • Promotion of vocational or life skills trainings

 

3. Legal frame work

 

  • Review of the Commission Framework and development of five year Strategic Plan for 2010 – 2014
  • Establishment of Martyrs’ Survivors Scheme Fund and appointment of the Board.
  • Policy/legal framework formulation for War Disabled, Widows and Orphans; and artyrs Survivors Scheme Fund
  • Building of monuments, creation and naming of Martyrs Gardens, Streets, Stadia, Schools, Hospitals, Bridges etc
  • Lobbying and advocacy
  • Formation and registration of War Disabled and Widows Associations in the ten states of southern Sudan.

 

4. Resource Mobilization
 

  • Budgeting
  • Fundraising
  • Human resources and service delivery

 

5. Institutional strengthening

 

  • Establishment and strengthening of 10 state coordination offices
  • Mapping of war orphans in schools all over the ten southern Sudan states
  • Registration of War Martyrs, War Widows and War Disabled persons in all the 10 states of southern Sudan.
  • Establishment of website; www.ssdwdoc.goss 

 

Publications and Documents:

 

  1. SSWDWOC Policy (2010-2014)
  2. SSWDWOC Strategic Plan (2010-2014)
  3. SSWDWOC Organizational Structure and Job Descriptions
  4. Commission Reports
  5. Commission Database for War Martyrs, War Disabled, War Widows and War Orphans

 

Contacts:

 

 

 

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Functions :: Structure :: Projects and Programs :: Publications and Documents :: Contacts

 

 

 

This article was updated on Nov 28, 2011