SOSUCCA is indigenous South Sudanese national Youth Organization in South Sudan which started as Student’s organization formally known as WEUSA, It was founded in 2009 by committed and dedicated youth volunteers with the aim of involving youth in overcoming challenges to their home communities, such as HIV/AIDS, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), unemployment, conflict and poverty. In its 8 years of existence, SOSUCCA has collaborated with over 10 partner organizations and implemented over 12 community projects including, but not limited to, HIV/AIDS, youth sexual reproductive health, Civic education, Peace building, Hygiene and sanitation, human rights (GBV Child protection, food security and women empowerment.
SOSUCCA is a membership organisation with democratic governance structure. The organisation’s structure provides for a General Assembly of 20 members and Board of Directors, headed by Mr. Williams Aloro and includes 6 other prominent professionals (three board members are women). Additionally, SOSUCCA has an Executive Committee that includes both administrative and programme coordinators and is currently headed by Mr. Festo Bali Christopher as the executive director.
During the past 6 years SOSUCCA had developed a good partnership and co-operates closely with, NGOs, local government and communities, and networks. The current SOSUCCA partners are USAID/Pact South Sudan, British Council, CIVICUS, PSI, YSA, ARC, Alive and Kicking, IPCS, Justice Africa, NED, APF,OSIEA, Globalgiving, amongst others. SOSUCCA is a member of World Indigenous People Alliance and CIVICUS voting member of World Alliance for Citizen Participation with the membership number 18330 and member of South Sudan national NGOs forum.
SOSUCCA has been recognised for its work by Youth Service America.
SOSUCCA exists to build capacities and empower communities through health HIV/AIDS activities, peace building, civic educations, protections and livelihoods for sustainable development
SOSUCCA envisage transformed equitable and self-reliant communities’’
To improve quality of lives of the communities through health HIV/AIDS, activities peace building, civic education, protection and livelihoods programs by 2020