Country Director

Paul Biel



NILE HOPE is a premier national organization that was founded in 2004, operating in hard to reach areas of:

  • Upper Nile (Nasir,Maiwut and Ulang Counties),
  • Unity (Leer County )
  • Jonglei (Akobo,Bor,Nyirol,Uror ,Fangak,Pigi and Pochalla Counties),
  • Western Bahr el Ghazal (Wau County)


Our key thematic area of focus are:   

  1. Food Security and Livelihoods ii) nutrition, ii) health, iv) Protection v) WASH and vi) Education vii] Peacebuilding

Added Value

We have 15 years’ experience in responding to humanitarian needs in hard to reach areas, well integrated in the community, wide vast local knowledge of the needs affecting the communities across sectors, an active humanitarian actor in the locations that we are present as well as an active member at the County, state and the national clusters .We have strong linkages in coordination platforms/forums and are members of 4 strategic advisory group (SAG) in 6 clusters, we are also a member of the steering committee in the NGO forum and we work in partnership with the line ministries to jointly implement and respond to the needs in the community.

Essential to Nile Hope’s lifesaving humanitarian work is our commitment to help rebuild safer, stronger places that people call home. We promote social justice, bring basic services closer to people and open up economic opportunities that makes communities more resilient and less vulnerable to the forces that cause emergencies. Since inception (2004) we have been able to reach more than 10 million people through our emergency and development projects with a funding portfolio of more than 15 million over the years.

Our attributes  

  • We emphasize on local actions and solutions
  • We advocate at national and international level to influence meaningful change at all levels
  • We remain prepared
  • We collaborate with other actors to achieve positive change
  • We are gender sensitive ,putting much focus on women and girls
  • We use bottom up approach
  • We consult widely with the community we are serving
  • Committed and qualified Personnel

We are efficient and accountable to the beneficiaries (right holders),duty bearers ,partners and donors