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FYI’s Origins

Mr Albino Gaw Dar, co-founded Foundation for Youth Initiative in 2011 with the purpose to create a platform that can enable young people to fully participate in the development processes of a new nation, South Sudan. Albino grew up In a village, schooled in refugee camps, studied sociology and worked for the public institutions.

Organic Cooking Oil Company (OCO)

Organic Cooking Oil Company Limited, in the year 2018, July, was awarded a grant of $99,841.00, by the USADF, for peanut paste cooking oil production. Organic Cooking Oil Co. Ltd are located in Terekeka, Terekeka State, in the Western Banks of the Nile.

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FYI’s Origins

Mr Albino Gaw Dar, co-founded Foundation for Youth Initiative in 2011 with the purpose to create a platform that can enable young people to fully participate in the development processes of a new nation, South Sudan. Albino grew up In a village, schooled in refugee camps, studied sociology and worked for the public institutions. This exposure gives him a deep sense of curiosity and eagerness to understand the people and the world around him. This happened at first through local customs, values, and roles, later through travelling to different regions as a refugee. As of today, he is currently working as a social development specialist- advocating for building future business leaders and successful bureaucrats in the country.

His inspiration to start his own NGO was born out of frustration over years, trailing back to 2005, when South Sudan became an autonomous region following the signing of Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between the Sudan People Liberation Movement/ Army (SPLM/A) and  National Congress Party of the Sudan Government which resulted in the formation of the government of South Sudan…

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Abul Oyay

FYI is an active advocator for youth creativity and the hence the artwork featured on our website is courtesy of the talented Abul Oyay- her work depicts the struggle of South Sudanese from the early ’90s to present. Her work shows the dynamics of conflict in South Sudan, which she lived through as a child. Her work is sometimes political and depicts the everyday struggle of South Sudanese both in the Country and in the diaspora.

Abul is a founding member of #Anataban, a collective of creatives in South Sudan who use their art as a platform for youth to demand peace and justice in the country.  

 

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Organic Cooking Oil Company (OCO)

Organic Cooking Oil Company Limited, in the year 2018, July, was awarded a grant of $99,841.00, by the USADF, for peanut paste cooking oil production. Organic Cooking Oil Co. Ltd are located in Terekeka, Terekeka State, in the Western Banks of the Nile.

Koyle Peanut Paste Capacity Building Project

Koyle East Development Association, in the year 2017, August, was awarded a grant of $98,707.00 by the USADF, for peanut paste production. Koye East are located in, Koyle Community Center, Koyle East, Rejaf Payam, and Koyle East in Central Equatoria State.

Foundation For Youth Initiative South Sudan

Foundation for Youth initiative (FYI) was founded in 2011, drawing from multicultural and professional expertise of its founders.

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Plot No. 60 & 61, Hai Thoura
Buluk – Hai Thoura Road, Juba, South Sudan

Tel: +211914997774

Email: info@fyisouthsudan.org

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