How You Can Help

Every dollar helps, and Building Minds in South Sudan appreciates your financial support. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with no paid staff and your donations are tax-deductible. Building Minds In South Sudan is registered in South Sudan at the Republic of South Sudan's Ministry of Legal Affairs and at Warrap State's Ministry of Social Welfare.

Please make checks payable to:
Building Minds in South Sudan
5880 Pittsford-Palmyra Road
Pittsford, New York 14534-2444
Phone: 585-350-4035

You can help in many ways!  Donations go to fund building schools unless otherwise designated.  Here are some current needs for special funding.

  • Backpacks for girls.  $16 each
  • Pads for Girls Project.  $1,000/year needed for fabric and other supplies
  • Laima Project (micro financing for women-owned businesses).  $500/woman/project
  • Solar panels to power a computer and printer for teacher use by both schools.  $3500 to purchase the solar panels

Become a Building Partner.

We have 105 building partners:

60 Individual building partners ($500 or more)
45 Organization building partners ($1,000 or more)
11 Classroom donors ($10,000)

Our Ambassador Program: Host a Speaking Event

Sebastian and Mathon are inspiring speakers with an amazing story of compassionate courage.  Since 2012 Sebastian and Mathon have spoken at more than 250 events through the Ambassador Program, including Rotary Clubs, educational groups, temples, churches, libraries, Kiwanis Clubs and Lions Clubs, senior adult residences, businesses and other events.  If you would like Sebastian or Mathon to speak at your school, place of worship, community center, business, or home, please email us at