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Society of Daughters of Mary Immaculate and Collaborators (SDMIC) is popularly known as DMI, an apostolic congregation of the catholic church. Rev. Fr. J.E. Arulraj is the founder of this congregation.

Since its inception, SDMIC works with marginalized communities for their socio-economic empowerment. In South Sudan, SDMIC was registered under the NGO Act (Reg. No: 469) in the name of the "Society of Daughters of Mary Immaculate & Collaborators" in 2013.   

The society with its dedicated group of sisters and staff members carries out socio-development activities to address key issues of hunger, unemployment, illiteracy, and gender-based violence. Based on local needs, we also respond to malnutrition, food insecurity, trafficking, and starvation.

All programs promote community structures that support the program team to identify critical needs, participate in the implementation, and assume responsibility for sustainability beyond project term. 

Our Vision.

Loving God and serving the poor to be fully human and fully alive.

Our Mission.

To enable the poor and the marginalized, especially women and children access rights to participate in their socio-economic development and promote peaceful coexistence.

Our Values.

Our Core values are compassion, non-discrimination, and accountability. 

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