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Help us create hope for the future generations of southern Sudan today!

Our Work Depends Heavily On Your Generosity

The Deng Ater foundation is a public, Tucson, Arizona based, 501c3 non-profit organization committed to providing the opportunity of an education to all children of southern Sudan.

Private contributions comprise a large portion of our annual budget and our work to build schools within the war-torn communities of southern Sudan would not be possible without your generous support.

If you prefer to make your tax deductible donation by check or money order, please make it payable to: Deng Ater Foundation - Lost Boys Schools for Sudan: and mail it to: Deng Ater Foundation - P.O. Box 14691 - Tucson, Arizona. 85716-4691 - U.S.A.

You may also make your tax deductible donation securely online one time, or as a recurring gift, through the link below with a credit or debit card.


What your donation provides.

  • $25,000 - Ships 1 container filled with school supplies or building materials from the US to southern Sudan.

  • $15,000 - Drills 1 borehole and buys 1 hand well-pump, that supplies 1 village with clean drinking water reducing diseases associated with contaminated water.

  • $10,000 - Builds 1 classroom for 45 students in a primary or secondary school.

  • $7,500 - Provides 1 grinding mill for local women to grind sorghum and millets, will free up young girls to attend school, and will provide the opportunity to start a micro business..

  • $5,000 - Provides training, salary and support for 1 teacher for 1 school year.

  • $2,500 - Provides 5 computers for 1 classroom.

  • $1,500 - Provides 1 brick-making machine to make low cost stabilized soil blocks from soil and cement, will employ local men during the schools construction and will provide the opportunity to start a micro business.

  • $1,000 - Provides 5 sewing machines for local women to sew school uniforms, will free up young girls to attend school, and will provide the opportunity to start a micro business.

  • $750 - Provides 1 oil-press machine for local men or women to create cooking oil from sunflower and sesame seeds, and will provide the opportunity to start a micro business.

  • $500 - Provides 1 solar panel to power 1 classroom.

  • $250 - Provides school supplies for 250 students for 6 months.

  • $200 - Provides 2 micro-irrigation water pumps used for small-scale commercial farming for local men or women, and will provide the opportunity to start a micro business.

  • $150 - Provides 1 teacher’s salary for 1 month.

  • $125 - Provides 5 school uniforms.

  • $100 - Provides 1 student’s tuition for an entire school year.

  • $75 - Provides 2 wooden desks that seats 2-to-4 students each.

  • $50 - Provides 1 backpack for 1 child with school supplies for 1 school year.

  • $35 - Provides medicine for 1 student for 1 school year.

  • $25 - Provides 12 children with 1 school lunch per day for 1 school year.


Please, take the first step, create hope & Donate Now!







Thank You!

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Other Ways You Can Help

Matching Gifts

Does your company have a matching gift program? If so, your gift could have up to three times the impact. Please ask your company if they'll match your gift to the Deng Ater Foundation. Typically the only requirement is that the charity is a public 501c3 non-profit organization.

Securities Gift

Do you want to make a donation to the Deng Ater Foundation and save on capital gains tax at the same time? Make a tax deductible gift of stock. [To learn more.]

Bequest Giving

Your financial planner may suggest a variety of ways for you to make tax deductible charitable contribution. These include developing a charitable remainder trust (CRT) of annual annuities, security and stock gifts, estate planning and bequests, retirement plans, life insurance, real estate and gifts that return income to you or a loved one. The Deng Ater Foundation can be a recipient of any of these types of gifts. [To learn more.]

Memorial & Tribute Gifts

Make a tax deductible gift in memory of a loved on or in honor of someone special. The Deng Ater Foundation will send a notice of your gift and you may choose to include your own personal message with it. [To learn more.]


  • Exemption Determination Letter. [pdf]
  • OFAC License For Sudan Activities. [pdf]

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