Small-Business Development

General education is essential to the development of the whole person.

However, in a country, where professional jobs are all but non-existent, Abukloi also helps students develop practical, vocational skills. We thank:

Examples of student-designed businesses include:

Agricultural Products and Storage

Retail Businesses

Car Wash Business

Handcrafts Business

Loans are awarded on a points system:

0-50 points - Potential for Success 

  • Total amount needed to start and operate the business

  • Risk vs. Potential Profit

  • Preparedness and understanding of the business of team members/individuals involved in the plan 

  • Amount of personal investment already committed and/or given.

0-25 points - Inclusiveness

  • Gender inclusiveness

  • Community participation

0-25 points - Positive Economic Impact on Abukloi Secondary and Rumbek


Commerce Teacher Henry Deng and Director Justin Mathok work with the graduates, coaching them toward success.  The money paid back on these interest-free microloans is used to fund next year's businesses.

AGRICULTURE: Growing Toward Self-Reliance


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SEWING BUSINESS: Marketable Skills and Income

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TECHNOLOGY: Connecting to the Future

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Abukloi South Sudan

Abukloi Foundation

P.O. Box 2831

Chester, VA 23831-9998


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Abukloi Foundation

is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt 


All donations are tax deductible.

Sewing Class

All students get some instruction in basic sewing techniques.