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Relief Corps Organization

Juba, South Sudan
Joined March 2021

RCO is a leading national humanitarian and development organization dedicated to eradicating poverty, fighting ill health, injustice and reducing human suffering in South Sudan.

Presence in: South Sudan
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Health, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Women's Rights

RCO is a leading national humanitarian and development organization legally registered in South Sudan dedicated to eradicating poverty, fighting ill health, injustice and reducing human suffering. We place special focus on working alongside poor women and children because equipped with knowledge and resources, women have the power to help families and entire communities improve their health and mitigate poverty. RCO endeavors to use this holistic approach to cater for the many needs of our people as a result, we work in areas that will together contribute in a synergistic manner to improving the lives of our communities.

OUR VISION- Peace, Development and Community Empowerment amongst different communities” We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security. RCO strive to be a national force and a partner of choice within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending gender inequality and poverty. We will be known everywhere for our unshakable commitment to the dignity of people.

OUR MISSION- Our mission is to serve individuals and families amongst the most vulnerable communities. Drawing strength from our diversity, resources and experience, we promote innovative solutions and are advocates for national responsibility.

For more information regarding RCO kindly find us on our website or on the profile link here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DdUC33SkVjXKpkwdPWCiONBHFp4k0pV7/view?usp=sharing

People Associated With This Organization

Pennina Maria

South Sudan  
Relief Corps Organization
Joined March 2021
Interests: Criminal Justice, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
Penina Maria is an expertise in GBV, women’s economic empowerment, conflict prevention and peace building, governance voice and accountability, girls’ education, and health rights.
She enjoys 13 year track record of providing high quality case management services that include technical advice and support, research, development assistance programme design, delivery and management, monitoring and evaluation. She has been responsible for managing and overseeing the activities associated with supporting the provision of holistic care for survivors of GBV, case management, referrals for specialized health care, psychosocial support, and risk reduction.
Pennina Maria is the network champion (main point of contact) for Relief Corps Organization.

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