Gua Africa

What we do: Gua Africa was founded by Emmanuel Jal, a South Sudanese ex-child soldier turned world renowned recording artist. The word GUA (pronounced gwaah) means peace in Nuer, a Sudanese tribal language. Our mission is to work with individuals, families and communities to help them overcome the effects of war & poverty. Our projects are based in both Sudan and Kenya with a focus on providing education to children & young adults who would otherwise be denied this opportunity.

We need volunteers to: Donate any unwanted or second-hand items to our Survivors of War student programme in Nairobi ( These students are supported by Gua so that they can complete high school, college or university - an opportunity that had previously been denied to them due to the Sudanese civil war.

Non-cash donations needed: For the above programme in Nairobi we would love to receive clothing, mobile phones (a large expense for the charity as we need to stay in touch with the students 24/7) along with any stationary equipment that will help their lives as students eg. notebooks, textbooks (in subjects such as business, engineering, mathematics, law, medicine), calculators.

Contact name: Chrispinus Adams
Telephone number: +254722380856

Nairobi, Kenya address: We have a PO Box and the actual address where our students are based from.

The PO Box is: Gua Africa, PO Box, 79953 - 00200, Nairobi, Kenya.

The address of our accommodation is: Viraj Villas, Block C Apartment 24, Kileleshwa, Nairobi.


Languages spoken: At the Survivors of War house the languages spoken are Swahili, English, Arabic and Nuer (tribal language from South Sudan)
Other useful information: The contact details for our UK office are as follows: Kate Gumm ( Tel: +447810825067. Address: Gua Africa, 170 Ermin Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK