HOPE for Ariang Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing South Sudanese with inclusive access to education, opportunities, and resources, with a special focus on women and girls – One village at a time. more >>

The History Behind the Cause

Gabriel with children in Ariang South Sudan

At the age of 10, Gabriel Bol Deng fled his home village of Ariang in South Sudan... more >>

Ariang village is located in Warrap State, South Sudan. Education in South Sudan - map

Current Raffle to Benefit Girls at Ariang School!

little dresses for the heart Artist, Carolina Echeverria, is bringing change in Ariang! Her stunning sculpture "little dresses for the heart" is our newest Canvas Peace Project donated piece that uses art to make a difference for our girls at Ariang School. Purchase your raffle tickets to support our girls' initiatives at Ariang School and for a chance to win her sculpture here>>

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Current Newsletter

In July 2011, South Sudan became a newly formed country the same month that the Deng Family was established. Since then, Gabriel and Elizabeth have been dreaming, planning, and preparing to live and work full-time in South Sudan. more>>


IMG_0693 Follow the Deng family's journey in South Sudan From the Ground Up>>
Read about the award-winning Documentary highlighting Gabriel and his work. Documentary DVD on education and hope in South Sudan