Stephen Wandu Bimo is the founder and Executive Director of I CAN South Sudan, a South Sudanese refugee in Uganda and an experienced Gospel musician, who have worked with the Mbaraza Gospel Band, the Fire Gospel Band, and a solo career as singer-song writer Ambassadeur Koko.
He was elected as President for Western Equatoria Artist Association in the then Western Equatoria State in 2010 and served till 2013. He has previous experience with children, having worked as a musical teacher for Primary Schools in South Sudan, Sunday Schools, and with street children. He is a father of four children of his own.
Stephen Wandu Bimo is pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Child Development at Africa Renewal University to extend his knowledge in Child care and Protection.
After graduating with Diploma in Public Relations in 2009, Stephen has worked as
Private Secretary to the Western Equatoria State Advisor on Economic Affairs
Project Manager for Bimo Agri-Business Multi Purpose,
Vice President for Tatamana Media and Entertainment Company,
Interpreter for European Union Elections Observation Mission in Sudan in 2010,
Data Entry Administrator for Sudan National Election Commission in 2010,
Enumerator for Southern Sudan Commission for Census, Statistics and Evaluation
Sales Representative for Jico/Vivacell in 2010.
Attended training in
Peace Building and Conflict Transformation with Caritas Justice and Peace Commission
Workshop of how to counter Hate speech with Peace Tech Lab
Monitoring and Evaluation and Financial Management with Pact Sudan
Post Referendum and News Referendum with Sudan Media and Election Consortium
Is to develop a new generation of South Sudan children who will embrace love, unity, coexistence and spirit of one nation one people and those who will put an end to the cycle of war and live in harmony
Unit all children regardless of their tribes, region and religious believe as one children of one nation
Raise the voices of children and empower them to stand for themselves and fight for their rights
Revive and redeem the future of unaccompanied refugee children affected by war
Ensure that there are well designed and comprehensive policies in place for the development of children morally, physically, mentally, spiritually and educationally for them to grow as responsible citizens
To highly contribute to a better environment, family, peaceful country and a better world for all children
The best quotes from Stephen Wandu Music are:
1. Saying sorry is not cowardice but courage and wisdom
2. A man falls several times but still stand up
3. I am not looking at the barriers, am looking at my destiny,
4. Am not looking at the distance, am looking at the finishing line