Southern Sudan Healthcare Organization

Welcome to SSHCO

HutSouthern Sudan Health Care Organization is an organization created to provide relief and support to the people of Southern Sudan. Started by Jacob Atem, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, his vision is to raise funds to build a medical clinic to serve the needy in Southern Sudan.

SSHCO is a non-profit organization co-founded by Jacob Atem and David Deng on March 27, 2008. Jacob and David are two of the Lost Boys of Sudan who came to America in 2001. Jacob is a senior pre-medical student at Spring Arbor University and David is a junior economics student with specialization in international development at Michigan State University.

SSHCO’s Mission Statement

The Southern Sudan Healthcare Organization has been set up to support the people of Southern Sudan by providing healthcare facilities, education in healthcare and sanitation, and assist in the provision and delivery of healthcare supplies.

Contact SSHCO

Feel free to meet Jacob, learn about the vision of SSHC, and donate to the cause. If you have questions, please contact us.

Posted in Uncategorized on March 25, 2008.

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