Nelson Kwaje

Country representing

South Sudan

Languages

Dinka
Arabic

Education

  • Technical University of Kenya
  • Diploma in Information Technology

Current organisation

#defyhatenow

Current role

Social Media Manager/ Prejudice Awarness and Hate Speech Mitigation Trainer

Skills and Expertise

Activism
Information technology
Product design
Social entrepreneurship

Areas of interest

Business
Education
Human Rights
Peace and Conflict

Website & Social Links

I am passionate about

Actions

-Defyhatenow Role: Social Media Manager I am currently the social media manager for #defyhatenow. #defyhatenow is an urgent community peacebuilding, training, and conflict reconciliation project aiming to strengthen the voices and support the actions of peace & youth-oriented civil society organizations in South Sudan. Read more here: http://defyhatenow.net/ -Peacebuilding through tech innovation bootcamp Role: Team Leader I led the WEB4ALL team in partnership with UNDP and UNESCO that organized the “Peacebuilding and Literacy through Tech Innovation Bootcamp” for sixteen students from the University of Juba. The boot camp focused on developing two mobile applications aiming at educating South Sudanese youth on the process of building a peaceful and literate nation and to encourage the culture of a peaceful co-existence. the outcome of this training was a mobile App (Peace App ) The App outlines the peacebuilding process with a focus on the role of an ordinary citizen (Mwatinin) in the national peacebuilding agenda, and the benefits of sharing peace and reconciliation messages. The practical steps offered in the App helps the user pursue an end to violence by making a personal commitment to the peacebuilding process in South Sudan https://www.flickr.com/photos/youthmobile/galleries/72157672712860223/ http://www.unesco.org/new/en/juba/about-this-office/single-view/news/peacebuilding_and_li teracy_through_tech_innovation_bootcamp/ -United States Institute of Peace Generation Change Fellow 2016-2018 The Generation Change Fellows Program partners with young leaders across the globe to foster collaboration, build resilience and strengthen capacity as they transform local communities. As per of GenChange program I work run several youth training workshop focused on .. -Conflict Management Skills -Leadership Development Skills -A Dynamic Community of Civic Leaders https://www.usip.org/programs/generation-change-fellows-program