ABOUT THE FOUNDATION
The Dut Jok Youth Foundation, founded by Dau Jok, son of Dut Jok, aims to empower Southern Sudanese youth through the vehicles of education, recreational sports and leadership building activities, to produce generations of children who are both academically and socially vibrant. We believe that by engaging and unifying the youth through these initiatives we can instill the most fundamental instruments of success, break gender barriers in a male dominated society, discourage gangs and crime, and provide a refuge where youth feel safe to discover their true progressive potential. Southern Sudan’s modern history is replete with decades of war, poverty and political instability making it a microcosm of humanitarian challenges. With 90 percent of the southern population estimated to be living below the poverty line of less than US $1 a day combined with…
It is an honor and privilege to introduce to you the Dut Jok Youth Foundation. Based on hope, hard work, and resilience, the foundation works to fight poverty and violence in post-conflict South Sudan by empowering the youth through sports and academics.