Tongo James

Executive Director


Tongo James Elisama Warija

Youth Worker|Peace Activist|Civic Educator

Tongo is a Co-Founder and President of the Eastern Africa Youth Forum (EAYF), Secretary of International Conference of Great Lakes Multi- Regional Youth Forum in South Sudan (ICGLR-MRYF) and the

  ?   Executive Director of New Page for Peace and Development (NP4PD).

Born in 1984 in Eastern Equatoria, originally from Western Equatoria and based in Central Equatoria. Rose in a humble family background of a peasant farmer and Pastor of Africa Inland Church of Sudan and South Sudan. Tongo and his family were exiled to a refugee camp thrice in 1960s, 1980s and in the 21st Century.

He is a student of Social Sciences in International Relations and Diplomatic Studies (IRDS)

Have been engaged in Peace Building and Governance Trainings since Post war South Sudan for the past 10 years from 2007.

As a refugee child, Tongo is passionate about Youth Skills development, Innovations and Peer Mentorship.

Tongo worked with different institutions in South Sudan in which he has exhibit his talents and youth engagement in different mediums, among them included;  Youth in Solidarity (YiS), Mundri Relief and Development Association (MRDA), Network for Education Empowerment in South Sudan (NEESS) just a few.

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