Who we are!
The National Empowerment of Positive Women United (NEPWU) is a National Non-Governmental Organization, established in July 2013 by women and girls living with and affected by HIV from seven States of South Sudan. This was made possible with support from UN Women, UNAIDS and SSAC. From a humble beginning of 30 members to 1,592 NEPWU now has registered members in 10 states (Old) Western Bahr El Ghazal, Western Equatoria, Eastern Equatoria, Central Equatoria States, Northern Bahr El Gazaal, Lakes, Unity, Upper Nile, Jonglei and Warrap States.
NEPWU administrative structure includes; General Assembly, Board of Directors, the Secretariat and States and County offices located in Eastern Equatoria State (Torit and Magwi counties), Central Equatoria State (Juba, Kajokeji, Yei) Western Equatoria State (Maridi, Yambio, Nzara), Western Bahr El Ghazal (Wau) and Upper Nile State (Malakal)
A nation and a region of healthy women living in harmony, free from violence, discrimination, living their full potential and empowered to make decisions affecting their lives.
Mission: NEPWU exists to promote the health, rights, meaningful and active participation of women and girls in South Sudan especially those living with and affected by HIV.
1. Accountability – to members, beneficiaries, partners and donors in an open and transparent manner;
2. Integrity – undertaking work to the highest standards possible, and ensuring the confidentiality of personal information;
3. Mutual respect – working with and for beneficiaries, and catering for developing cultural and religious differences;
4. Dynamism – generating new ideas and developing the best ideas from around the world for the South Sudanese women and girls.