ABOUT CNI

Background

Community Needs Initiative (CNI) is a national non-profit, non-political and non-governmental organization established and registered with the Relief Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) in 2015 under registration number 161. CNI aims at contributing to the communities through humanitarian and developmental activities. The organization was established to serve the deprived and vulnerable groups of people with community driven projects/activities such as increasing access to sustainable Healthcare, Women and youth empowerment, Gender equality, peacebuilding, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, and environmental protection. The organization is fully operational in two states of Central and Eastern Equatoria with 3 field offices and active community liaison volunteers.


Objectives


Core values


Our Mission

Increased access to sustainable Health Care, WASH,Education, FSL, Gender equality, Peacebuilding and environmental protection for poor and vulnerable communities in South Sudan.

Goal

To build sustainable and resilient livelihoods by saving lives and empowering communities to live productively in harmony and with dignity.

Legal Status

CNI is fully registered with RRC (No.161) as a National NGO since 2015 and a Member of South Sudan NNGO Forum.


Key Managment Team

Taban James Wani
cninngossudan161@gmail.com

Country Team Leader

Achiga Patrick Kareayi
paaciga@communityneedsinitiative.org

Program Manager

Joseph Taban Lazarous
josephtaban@communityneedsinitiative.org

Community Liasion Officer - Torit Field Office (EES)

Lemi Michael Athanasious
lemimike@communityneedsinitiative.org

Senior finance Admin Officer

Okeny Peter Lagu
okenypa12@gmail.com

GESS CMFP


Board of directors

The board of directors currently consists of seven members. Four males and 3 females.