About us

Who We Are?

The Bridge Network organization is a non-governmental organization based in Juba, South Sudan that has been operating as a network of researchers until it was finally registered in 2020 by the South Sudan’s relief and Rehabilitation commission a government wing responsible for the registration and coordination of non-governmental agencies, it was formed by a group of educated young South Sudanese to intervene in the producing local knowledge through research.  Following escalating violent that has resulted to the declining socio-economic activities, worsening security situation in the Country. There is a need to focus on research and policy analysis. The Bridge Network through its participatory learning approach shall intervene to directly support communities where relevant and direct engagement on conflict mitigation and Peace building initiatives.  

Bridge Network shall conduct research on the cross-cutting issues such as Gender and Gender Based Violence, health, Sexual reproductive health, Child protection- Girl-child’s welfare, education life skills awareness, environmental awareness and HIV/AIDS through policy issues and debates. We strongly believe in engaging society in activities that will let them focus in transforming lives through what they make by themselves after giving them better skills. This means a range of activities building their capacities through training is prioritized base on the urgent needs and the best ones are given empowered with more skills to remain as torch carriers or to lead.

We find means of accessing deep rural areas across the country. This institution, however, is research and training-oriented organization specializing on advocacy and publication of research for policy purposes.

Other gaps of intervention focus on the dispute and violence that happened among Communities of South Sudan as a result of resource competition, cultural beliefs leading to Land dispute, cattle raiding, house burning, assets looting and revenge among differences sections and allegiances attacks which left hundreds of people dead and hundreds more injured and thousands internally displaced, the areas of natural disasters such as flood and droughts have not been left out where affected people have little or no voices to reach to humanitarians and the Government. We believe the reason of our existence make a great change.

Bridge network organization is therefore a vehicle of change and seeks to address the numerous deplorable needs of South Sudanese with feasible solutions for an inclusive and prosperous society.

It’s governed by its constitution in accordance with the provisions of section 8 and 9 of the Nongovernmental Organization Act, 2016, and of the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission Act, 2016. We are optimistic to reach out to every South Sudanese at the far end of the South Sudan territories.


To help policy makers and government

make appropriate informed decisions on key issues affecting South Sudanese through research and advocacy.


Researching for a better South Sudan.

Core Values

  • Accountability and Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Scalability
  • Respect/discipline
  • Creativity and Innovation

Major Objectives

To carry out research and analysis on South Sudan affaires and make strategic recommendation to government and parliament.

To fill media vacuum by showing the real, true image of the republic of South Sudan on national and foreign policy issues through analysis and writings.

The organization engages in civil education, training conferences and seminar activities, network and various form liaison with government and non-government agencies.

To conduct seminars and workshops, presentation and lectures on governance, peace building and piece coexistence among various South Sudanese communities polarized, antagonized and victimized by the current conflict.

To push monthly Magazine/journal called “The Bridge magazine” and will have quarterly publications of research analysis on major public issues, which will be called “The Bridge Breakthrough.”

the organization output are diverse, ranging from researching and writing books, publication of articles, policy briefs and monographs, books journals and conducting evaluation on government and non-governmental programs, however, it will also give more intangible services search as commentary, community education, contribution to public debate and assisting in civil society capacity building, among other things.

Have a library of books written about South Sudan and the world at large or written by South Sudanese themselves as public resource center. The organization will also strive to develop the nation literature of various ethnic communities that would promote the national unity character of the Republic of South Sudan.

The organization will be the nation’s preeminent public policy institution on international networking and policy analysis and type of governance by providing forum for the articulation, promotion and dissemination of key international’s policies and foreign affairs.

For the advocacy at policy level, the organization shall be insightful, interdisplinary and provide evidence-based analysis on foreign and national issues in line with the government policy.

The organization interprets issues, event and policies for the electronic and print media, thus, facilitating public understanding on world position on domestic and international policy issues; it will also transform ideas and emerging problems into policy issues and give advice to relevant authorities.

For the advocacy at societal level, the organization enter shall advocate the working government policy to stimulate the societal debate with explanatory analysis to create public awareness and consensus on issues that matters to lives.

To enhance collaborative work that seek to streamline education, health and food security; to approach these as integral to one another, the sum of which promote the welfare of children across the country.

To provide strategic capacity building, training and professional development to members of community and beyond.

The organization continues to enjoy substantial partnership with government entities, youth unions, academic institution, religious group, women and civil society groups, local and international media houses and NGOs, among others.

Ethics and Code of Conduct

The Bridge network organization is guided by international ethical conduct in which all the employees, Board members are guided by these standards.

Bridge Network Policies/Procedures.

Bridge network organization has number of policies guiding its operation, staff and beneficiaries they are outlined below: 

  1. Human Resources Manual
  2. Financial manual
  3. Human rights policy
  4. PSEA policy
  5. Conflict of interest policy statement
  6. Child protection policy
  7. Equal opportunity policy statement
  8. Code of conduct
  9. procurement Manual


The Board of Directors is responsible for the governance of the Bridge Network organization. The board is chaired by the permanent Chairman who is the lead founder of the Bridge Network. The board is the key policymaking and governance body of the Organization and works independently. It formulates systems, approves polices and evaluates the overall performance of the organization on periodic basis specifically yearly. The Board of Directors consists of seven (7) members both (male and female) and is headed by Chairperson. The Bridge network Board of Directors comprises of development professionals, intellectuals and academicians. The Executive Director of the Bridge network serves the Board as the secretary to the board.

Its Executive Director who is appointed by the Board leads the operations of the Bridge Network.  The Executive Director reports to the chairperson of the Board of Directors (BoD) and is responsible for the overall management of the organization operation. The Heads of Programs and team of coordinators/managers support the Executive Director, and they jointly form a management structure.