YOUR GIFT WILL GO DIRECTLY TO SOUTH SUDAN TO SUPPORT THE MOST PRESSING NEEDS OF THE STUDENTS AT MARIAL BAI SECONDARY SCHOOL. EVERY DONATION MAKES A LASTING IMPACT.

100% of online donations go directly to programs in South Sudan.


$25 gives a student meals for one month

$50 gives a student textbooks and school supplies for a year

$100 provides bedding, sheets, and a mosquito net for a new student

$300 sponsors a student to attend MBSS for a full year

$1,000 replaces one solar battery so that the lights can stay on and students can study

$1,500 sponsors five students to attend MBSS for a full year

$2,000 purchases the seeds, fertilizer and leases the farming equipment for the school to farm the 3.5 acre school farm for a full year

$5,000 pays a dedicated teacher's annual salary

$10,000 pays for the chemicals and raw materials for the science lab and integrated vocational studies (chalk making and soap making)

*Representative costs


Donate Once or Monthly

There are still critical unmet funding needs in 2017: 

$280,000 is required to launch the South Sudan Employment Initiative

$1,800,000 is required to launch our university Scholarship Endowment to fund 50 students' tuition and board fees annually for the next 25 years. 


Gifts are accepted via cash, check or online.

Checks may be mailed to:

The Valentino Achak Deng Foundation
849 Valencia St.
San Francisco, CA 94110

Your gift could double if your company has a matching gift program. Please ask your human resources office for the appropriate forms and guidelines. 

Please contact the U.S. office (yvonne@vadfoundation.org) to contribute by phone or discuss any of the following:
• Monthly payment plans
• Tax receipts or donation summaries
• Contributions of stock and securities
• Contributions of property - e.g. real estate or vehicles
• Planned Giving: Please consider including the Valentino Achak Deng Foundation of the USA, in your will, trust, retirement plan, or life insurance policy.


The students of Marial Bai thank you for your generosity! 

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