Background of the Department

The department of Culture, Diversity, Outreach and Sports is a department in the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio crated in the year of 2016 by the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio, Barani Eduardo Hiiboro who is the current Bishop now of the Diocese.

The department is based in the Curia, the HQ of the Diocese. The department carries its activities across the Diocese in greater Western Equatoria Region.

Culture, Diversity,Outreach and Sports department is headed by Silvestor Ruati who is the Manager of the department.



To promote the vitality of community and culture through building a diverse inclusion.



To be an exemplary that equips the community to support diversity, inclusion and to advance policies and practices that improves culture and diversity.



  • The view of disability as a natural part of the human experience across all ages, cultures and identities;
  • The recognition of independence and mutual reliance of all individuals within the context of their communities;
  • Cultural and linguistic competence in our services and supports, training activities, research and dissemination efforts;
  • The participation of people with disabilities, family members, trainees, staff, and faculty in their programs, governance, and leadership;
  • The culture and linguistic diversity in our nation, its territories and tribal communities;
  • Diversity that is inclusive of race, ethnicity, culture, age, disability, religion, gender, identity, sexual orientation and socio-economic status;
  • Self-determination of people with disabilities;
  • Individual and family centered care.


Main Objectives/Goals

  • To respect and appreciate cultural diversity
  • To promote the understanding of unique cultural and ethnic heritage
  • To facilitate acquisition of the attitudes, skills and knowledge to function in various cultures
  • To eliminate racism and discrimination in society
  • To achieve social, economic and education equity.


Activities carried by the Department Of Culture, Diversity, Outreach and Sports

1 Adumbata or Traditional group of elders
2 Abayango Traditional musicians
3 Pioneers dancers/Comedians
4 Crafts
5 Sports and games
6 Back up culture
7 Three stars musicians
8 Got talents
9 Children Soccer
10 Football academy
11 Psychosocial  issues
12 Youth Business skills development