Kampala, 20th July 2018. I CAN south Sudan Music project will benefit and transform dozen of south Sudanese unaccompanied refugees children in Uganda refugee’s camps and back home.
I Can south Sudan is Community-Based Organization (CBO) that aims to engage unaccompanied refugee’s children who fled war and lost their parents from south Sudan in social and musical activities.
The organization was created by Mr. Stephen Wandu Bimo known as Ambassadeur Koko a popular south Sudanese vocalist who has also worked with the Mbaraza Gospel Band, the Fire Gospel Band as singer -songwriter and Kyobutungi Angela in October 2017 with more than 20 children in Bidi Bidi refugee comp.
In an online interview Mr. Stephen Wandu Bimo told Anisa FM Radio that their mission is to inculcate a sense of meaning, purpose and hope in the lives of musically talented unaccompanied refugee children living in the refugee settlements in Northern Uganda.
He says their aim is to redeem the future of 2/3 of the unaccompanied Children in the Refugee Camps and in South Sudan by raising funds from their music to pay their tuition and getting sponsorship for their education with the motto: WE CAN.
Koko believes that in two years to come this children will be able to Visit and encourage Other Refugee Camps around Africa to motivate and encourage them with Children Educative and spiritual programs on media.
‘’Our children can do whatever children from other parts of the World can do but they limited by war, I CAN wants to show that being a refugee is not a limitation any strong person can make it through difficulty he said’.
This project will reduce hardship and hence the children will grow into responsible young citizens in future Issues like trauma and isolation which leads people to do go into conflicts will be reduced.
According to UNHCR global press South Sudan is the focus of the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis since 2013; over 2 million people have left the country to escape fierce fighting.
The speaker was talking to Anisa Radio today in an online interview from Kampala.