Agnes Wasuk Petia
Coordinator of the National Women’s Programme of the South Sudan Council of Churches
Agnes Wasuk Satafino has been the Coordinator of the National Women’s Programme (NWP) of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) since June 2013 when the SSCC separated from the Khartoum-based Sudan Council of Churches as consequence of South Sudan’s independence in 2011. She was born in Juba and belongs to the Bari ethnic group of the Equitoria Region
Before joining the SSCC, Agnes worked in accounting with the Regional Government of South Sudan in Juba prior to independence, as well as for the German Leprocy Relief Associaltion in Khartoum, and as a coordinator for the social ministry and education with the Catholic Achdiocese of Khartoum. She returned to Juba in South Sudan in 2010 and voted for South Sudanese independence in the referendum. After the independence in 2011, Agnes joined the of Catholic Archdiocese of Juba as Coordinator for Emergency Preparedness until 2013 when she joined the SSCC as the NWP Coordinator.