Sudanese Organization for Relief and Recovery (SORR) is a Sudanese national voluntary charitable humanitarian non-governmental organization founded by danese youth volunteers, who work in humanitarian and development domain, they felt their duties towards their community that suffered from the Conflict regions in Sudan. SORR was established in 2004 and was officially registered with the Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) at state levels as a local non- governmental organization the following year (2005) to provide relief, advocate for promotion of human rights principles and registration is normally renewed after every year according to performance of the organization.
SORR is a not a religious, political, profitable or a commercial organization, it is basically a humanitarian organization non-profitable whose vision is to promote “Peace, Unity Development, women rights and Community Empowerment for All” among the different communities, ethnic groups and tribes that suffered from the conflicts. SORR has been able to acquire sufficient community goodwill that will enable it to implement future activities smoothly. In addition to that, the organization has competent and experienced staff as well as equipped coordination offices in West Kordofan, El Geneina (West Darfur) and Zalingi (Central Darfur) with Headquarter in Khartoum City.
Peaceful communities, capacitated and self-reliance regardless of ethnicity, age, sex and human abuse for sustainable community developmen.
Work together to deliver humanitarian assistances, trainings on competences skills for self-reliance and development, advocacy for peace building and conduct awareness/trainings on socio-economic development to affected communities to save and change lives of IDPs, host communities, returnees and refugees that includes youth (boys and girls), men, women and elderly to ensure sustainable development.
SORR is commission to;
Strengthening the capacity of the needy.
Provide equal opportunity to the all beneficiaries.
Deliver emergency humanitarian assistance.
Advocate and implement SORR activities using humanitarian principles.
Promote innovation among the disadvantage communities especially youth (girls and boys).
Maintain the diversity of the communities in the areas of operations.
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Returnees, Refugees and Vulnerable host communities among them unskilled youth, community leaders and persons of special interest vulnerable women and men.
1. Empowerment of women and vulnerable people and protect them from gender based violence.
2. Child care and protection from all forms of violence, exploitation, abuse, deprivation and hard work laboring.
3. To contribute to the return of displaced persons and refugees to their villages and provide services to them and their reintegration and rehabilitation.
4. To respond to emergency programs.
5. To ensure access of refugees, IDPs and vulnerable host communities to essential services to cover their basic needs.
6. To restore social cohesion that was broken by war through re-integration and recovery.
7. To delivery humanitarian aid or services to the needy.
8. To encourage socio-cultural activities among the community (ies).
9. To promote income generating activities and create vocational skills for the youngsters, women and IDPs to become self-reliance and reduce the level of poverty & dependence.
10. To conduct awareness on women rights focusing on the areas such as female genital mutilations (FGM), early marriage and other forms of discriminations against girls and women.
11. . To promote Understanding better relationship among the communities and attitude change for working together for peace and development in the society and creating good atmosphere of stability in the country.
12. To encourage the community for sustainable development and mobilize among them awareness on HIV/Aids.
SORR currently operates in West, Central, North and East Darfur. West and South Kordofan, White Nile.
SORR believes that:
a) The lives of all human beings are of equal value and all have equal rights.
b) In world rich in resources poverty can be overcome.
c) Poverty makes people more vulnerable to conflict and natural calamity (including climate change).
d) People’s vulnerability to poverty and injustice is increased by inequality based on, for example, gender, race, ethnicity, class, caste and disability; women are especially disadvantaged.
e) Overcoming poverty and injustice involves changing ideas and beliefs, institutions, policies, and practices.
f) Technology and markets are part of lasting solutions to poverty; but people must be empowered to harness them.
g) To overcome poverty and injustice people must take control of their own lives.
h) Working together as National citizens we can build a just and safer Sudan.