Where we work

The Resilience and Food Security Program (RFSP) is implemented in seven counties of the former Jonglei with five counties under CRS and two under Save the Children.

Counties under CRS

  • Bor County is situated along River Nile and it’s a flat flood plain zone. It borders Terekeka county to the south, Twic East to the north and Pibor to the east;
  • Duk County is situated along the Nile with the densely populated area far from the Nile. It borders Ayod to the north, Uror to the north-east, Pibor to the east and Twic East to the south;
  • Twic East County borders Duk to the north and Bor to the south. It is also located along the River Nile;
  • Pibor County is both a mountainous and flat plain zone located far from the River Nile. It borders Bor to the west, Duk to the northwest, Pochalla to the east, Uror to northwest and Akobo to the north;
  • Uror County is also a flat plain zone bordering Duk to the southwest, Ayod to the west, Nyirol to the north, Pibor to the south;

Areas under Save the children

  • Akobo County is situated along River Sobat. It lies at the border with Ethiopia and borders Nyirol to the west and Pochalla to the south;
  • Nyirol County borders Uror to the south west, Akobo to the east and Pibor to the south.

The people we serve

The program serves vulnerable and poor households based on need without any prejudice. The following are the tribes in the implementation area;

  1. The Dinka inhabit Bor, Duk, and Twic East counties which lie along river flat plain zone. They practice agro-pastoralism with a bias towards pastoralism with fishing activities especially for those immediately along the River Nile;
  2. The Lou Nuer inhabit the floodplains and practice agro-pastoral life with minimal fishing activities;
  3. The Gawer Nuer bigger population live along River Nile and the rest stretch to eastern flat plain zone who practice both mix farming
  4. The Murle live in both mountainous and flat plain zones and practice agro-pastoral life although a few are into crop and vegetable production.
  5. The Anyuak practice crop farming with minimal fishing activities. They are not pastoralists and a few own goats and even fewer cattle.