South Sudan Kuku Association of North America (SSKANA) is an organization composed of first generation Americans living in the Pacific Northwest. SSKANA's mission is to promote education of children and empower women in the community, to preserve the environment and our rich cultural heritage with mainstream American society to ensure all Kuku members residing in both North America and Kajo-Keji are actively involved and share mutual respect.
- To promote and sustain Kuku culture and tradition in North America.
- To promote education of children, afterschool programs and women empowerment in the community.
- To engage members in community services.
- To promote community development, social and health outreach for women.
- To preserve the environment, introduce modern agricultural practices and offer water treatment services and access to clean water.
The association is organized for non-profit purposes and is exempt from Federal Income Tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Individual members will not derive profit from the organization. The organization does not contemplate pecuniary gain or profit to the members thereof and is organized for nonprofit purposes.
The red pin (marker) in the map below shows the location of KajoKeji, the home of the Kuku people. The Kuku people come
from Central Equatoria State , Kajo Keji County: