Jaiksana Jambu

Jaiksana is the founder of Platform Africa, a community-based organization engaged to reach young refugees through the power of media, education, and technology to foster equitable, informed and resilient societies. He was forced to move to the Rhino Camp refugee settlement, Uganda due to armed conflicts in 2016. He is passionate about quality education, peacebuilding, citizens engagement in public policy and governance. As a lead #defyhatenow correspondent and member of the I4policy task force, Jaiksana has been running workshops on social media literacy and participating in regional policy meetings and actions. He’s also an open hardware skills trainer, having helped develop #ASKotec – a hands-on technical resource and repair kit for community trainers, created for mobile field-use where there is limited access to power and internet connectivity.