MaCDA South Sudan | About Us


1. To reduce maternal and under-five mortality and morbidity rates through focusing on safe motherhood and child survival interventions
2. To improve the education needs of the community and ensuring all children realize, learn, grow and develop their full potential through education programs.
3. To promote income generating activities and create vocational skills for the youth and women to become self-sufficient and reduce the level of poverty.
4. To mobilize communities and create awareness on HIV/AIDS and other terminal illnesses and mitigate stigma associated with the scourges.
5. To contribute to better access to quality health care services that include basic health care package, communicable disease outbreaks and emergency referral services for vulnerable populations.
6. Strengthening communities' capacity to identify, prepare for, respond to and mitigate problems in emergencies.
7. Contribute to improved access to acceptable quality of care and treatment of acute malnutrition as per Inter/National standards for vulnerable populations.
8. Promote child survival, growth and development through high impact, effective and low cost nutrition interventions.
9. Promote community peace building and conflict prevention and mitigation.
10. To ensure a food secure population with sustainable sources of livelihoods and good agricultural practice.
11. To ensure access to safe and clean water, improved sanitation and proper hygiene standards.


MaCDA has a defined governance structure comprising of Board of Directors, Executive Committee and staff which determines the chain of command and hierarchy of responsibilities within the organization. The Board of Directors is the highest decision making organ approving policies and reviewing achievements, plans and organizational budget. The Executive Committee is the top management body, headed by the Executive director, and is charged with planning and policy making. They also oversee implementation of programs and daily management activities of the organization assisted by other organization staff.


MaCDA in South Sudan, works with other partners in an endeavor to offer continuous response for host communities, returnees and IDPs in need of humanitarian and development assistance and has been Mandated by NGO Co-ordination Board to operate in the following states of the Republic of South Sudan, namely:

 Central Equatoria State: Yei and Kajo Keji Counties
 Eastern Equatoria State: Magwi County
 Northern Bahr-al-Ghazal State : Aweil east, Aweil South and Aweil centre
 Western Bahr-al-Ghazal State : Wau
 Western Equatoria State: Mundri East, Mundri west and Mvolo Counties

The main focus will be to offer humanitarian services to improve the wellbeing of the vulnerable populations especially mothers and children through programmes in

 Primary Health
 Water and sanitation
 Governance and support to civil society organisation
 Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
 Environmental protection
 Food Security - Food aid and Livelihoods improvement
 Emergency relief and disaster management
 Conflict prevention/resolution, peace and security
 Gender mainstreaming and capacity development
 Child protection and GBV

Our Team

Joseph Kayanga
Country Director
Kevin Makau
Head of Programs
William Onyango
Operations/Fin Manager
Jackline Warela
MaCDA Kenya Coordination Officer
Lydia Zalzal
Human Resource