Empowering girls and providing access to education for underprivileged children in South Sudan and abroad.


Mari is the President of Stand for Education, Inc., a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization registered in the state of New York that is dedicated to empowering girls in South Sudan and providing access to educational resources; Clothing, Shoes, Backpacks, Books, Uniform, Workshops on personal hygiene and use of hygiene products, Seminars on self-esteem, awareness through public events, such as concerts, fashion shows, art exhibitions or children’s programs. With the help of her partner organization, IMPACTAVILLAGE, Malek Primary School was built in South Sudan. Mari is currently raising funds to maintain the school and support the students and teachers in their quest for quality education. For more info about the organization and the work they do please visit: STAND4EDUCATION.