Where We Work

 3-year-old Pagak smiles up at his mother while being treated at a health centre supported by Save the Children in Upper Nile state, South Sudan (Colin Crowley/Save the Children)

Save the Children works in eight out South Sudan’s ten states, and last year reached more than half a million people through our programmes.*

  • Central Equatoria: health capacity building (all counties), food security and livelihoods (Lainya county), education (Lainya county), humanitarian response (Juba)
  • Eastern Equatoria: health (Kapoeta East, Kapoeta North, Magwi and Torit counties), nutrition (Kapoeta East, Kapoeta North, Magwi and Torit counties), humanitarian response (Magwi county)
  • Jonglei: education (Akobo, Nyirol and Twic East counties), health (Pibor, Akobo and Nyirol counties), nutrition (Akobo and Nyirol counties), humanitarian response (Akobo, Nyirol, Bor South and Pibor county), child rights governance (Bor), food security and livelihoods (Akobo and Nyirol counties)
  • Lakes: education (Cueibet, Rumbek Centre and Rumbek East counties), healthcare (Rumbek Centre, Rumbek East and Wulu counties), humanitarian response (Awerial county)
  • Northern Bahr el Ghazal: education (Aweil East), child protection (Aweil East county), child rights governance (Aweil East)
  • Upper Nile: health and WASH (Maiwut, Balliet and Longechuk counties), humanitarian response (Maban county), education (Maiwut and Balliet counties) and food security (Maiwut and Balliet counties)
  • Western Bahr el Ghazal: health and WASH (Jur River county), education (Jur river county), food security (Jur River county)
  • Western Equatoria: health capacity building (all counties)

* health programmes includes those areas where Merlin is operational. Save the Children and Merlin are due to merge in South Sudan in April 2014.