Peace building, advocacy and governance (PAG)

On this key program area, IDO makes every effort to promote peace, advocacy & good governance among the communities to inculcate their legitimacy in undertaking social accountability initiatives. The Organisation plays a more active role in empowering communities in a bid to promote good democratic governance. As in 2015 – 2016, our focus on peacebuilding, advocacy and governance has been with conflict affected populations as the peace agreement implementation is underway in 2017 – 2018 particularly in areas where accessibility is possible. It is important that these directly conflict affected communities fully understand the peace agreement as is necessary for their democratic participation in future governance and elections Read More..


Health & Nutrition (HAN)

IDO’s Health & Nutrition program provides health education and palliative care to ensure that individuals and communities have the knowledge and resources to lead healthy lives. We focus our efforts on communities where malnutrition is high and the need for reproductive health and HIV/AIDS awareness and education is evident.

Health and Nutrition is one of the core functions of IDO. Our health and nutrition program started in June 2011 with a HIV/AIDS Project funded by Multi-Donors Trust Fund in Unity State’ Rubkona, Kotch, Mayom and Abiemnom Counties. IDO has qualified health care and nutrition professional, making these skills as easy to secure quickly given our network Read More…


Food Security & Livelihoods Program (FSL)

IDO’s Food Security & Livelihoods program aims at making measurable and sustainable improvements in farming production and resource utilization through instruction and skills improvement in growing, processing and marketing practices. We provide direct technical assistance to smallholder farmers through field extension agents, who live and work in communities to promote changes in attitudes and systems, while enhancing clients’ skills in agriculture and livelihoods development Read More…

Protection and Education (PAE)

In spite of the volatile security dynamics in South Sudan, IDO’s work on protection and education continues to be part of our overall support for holistic child, youth and community development. In South Sudan there remains high numbers of vulnerable children and families who experience significant barriers to education and protection concerns, family violence, poverty and homelessness. Our focus is on communities in Yei, Lakes States and Greater Upper Nile Region (Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile States) where this inequality is most evident Read More…