Salva Dut

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Birthday
1, 1974
Birthplace
Sudan
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
1, 1974 (age 44)
Birthplace
Sudan

About

Activist and leader of the non-profit organization Water for South Sudan Inc., which he founded in 2003. He works to educate people about South Sudan while raising money for the impoverished country.

Before Fame

He first became known as one of the "Lost Boys of Sudan" after fleeing the Republic of South Sudan at age 11.

Trivia

His story became a New York Times bestseller called A Long Walk to Water.

Family Life

He has dual citizenship in both the U.S. and South Sudan.

Associated With

His biography was written by author Linda Sue Park.