In Africa and around the world, Salva Dut (born December 1st, 1974) is a household name.
He is the creator and president of Water for South Sudan.
His founded non-profit organization supplies clean and safe drinking water to South Sudanese villages.
Salva Dut is a renowned businessman, humanitarian, activist, philanthropist, and socialite.
|Full Name:||Salva Dut|
|Born:||1 December 1974 (age 46 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Sudan|
|Known For:||Water for South Sudan, Lost Boys of Sudan|
|Wife • Spouse:||Married|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Occupation:||Activist • Businessman|
|Net Worth:||US$1.5 million|
Salva Dut was born in southwestern Sudan on the 1st of December, 1974.
He is a 46 years old socialite and still alive; not dead.
He was born into a family whose identity is not disclosed to the media.
He has always been a good man and has this care for humankind.
Salva Dut was born to the Dinka tribe of Sudan. He reunited with his mother after 30 years of being the lost boy.
Unfortunately, there is no publication mentioning his father, mother, or siblings’ name. His family name is kept away from the media space.
Salva Dut went to Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York, for his studies. To pay for his college tuition, he worked three jobs.
The war reached Salva Dut‘s hamlet in 1985, amidst the two-decade civil strife that was rapidly sweeping across the country between northern and southern Sudan, and he was separated from his family.
At the moment, he was 11 years old. He was one of the 17,000 thousand youngsters who embarked on a journey between Ethiopia and Kenya searching for safety during the war. The Sudanese lads were dubbed the “Lost Boys of Sudan.”
Salva Dut and the Lost Boys of Sudan traveled for five years through harsh circumstances, including regular wild animals and military attacks. Hunger, thirst, and infections claimed the lives of the majority of the lads. Nevertheless, Salva Dut led 1,500 boys across the desert over 800 miles, from Ethiopia to Sudan and finally to a Kenyan refugee camp.
Salva Dut lived in a barbed-wire enclosed camp with over 90,000 other refugees for six years at the United Nations-controlled Kakuma refugee camp until his resettlement to the United States of America in 1996.
Salva Dut was one of the 3,800 Sudanese Lost Boys who were adopted by families in the United States, Canada, and Australia, thanks to UN and US assistance.
Salva Dut‘s family members who stayed in southern Sudan after the unrest had long forgotten about him and assumed he was dead. Even though he believed his family had also been slaughtered, he was desperate to reconnect with his homeland of South Sudan.
He became a renowned activist.
Salva Dut was the youngest of four siblings, with three brothers and two sisters.
During his country’s civil war, Salva Dut and his family were separated from one another. Only one of his three brothers, Ring, survived the civil war.
Salva Dut is happily married to a rumored white woman. The family is blessed with children. The names of their children or wife has been swept away from the media space.
Celebrated in the Sudan and being a global figure, Salva Dut‘s net worth is US$1.5 million. He is one of the wealthiest activists.