Stephen PandeProgramme Manager
Gale EmmanuelCivil Society Coordinator
Neha has more than a decade of experience working on governance issues, with extensive working knowledge of South Sudan and the region. Her work has ranged from high-level mediation to civil society activism. She began her career with the Institute for the Promotion of Civil Society, a notable indigenous South Sudanese NGO, and more recently spent four years working with the African Union High Level Implementation Panel for Sudan and South Sudan lead by former President Thabo Mbeki.
Stephen has worked with Justice Africa as Programme Coordinator since 2009. He has extensive experience working with civil society organisations in Kenya and has worked in Sudan for 9 years with churches and several faith based organisations in peace and reconciliation programmes. He initiated the founding of the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms and the Sudan Democracy and Election Monitoring Program. He facilitated the dialogue program ascertaining the citizen’s views of the referendum on self-determination for people of South Sudan. Stephen is involved in regional stablization forums including the Regional Network on Peace and Security and he has also been engaged with democracy, governance, and peace and security projects. Stephen holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and a Masters of Arts in Religious Studies.
Gale Emmanuel Jacob started his professional career at Institute for Promotion of Civil Society (IPCS) in 2005. He has accumulated wide-ranging strategic, policy-level leadership and advisory experience with strong analytical and conceptual skills. Gale has proven ability in development and direction of programs and processes involving a diverse and complex range of partners and stakeholders that include government, civil society, the Church and multilateral agencies. He is an advocate of thoughtful dialogue as a means of understanding differences and building consensus. Gale is a skilled facilitator with a practical understanding of social and organizational change that is grounded in people’s own best practices. He is passionate about community and enjoys building relationships with anyone who cares about serving people in need. In his spare time, Gale enjoys mentoring young talents and engaging communities in community-based development programs.
Woja James SimonOperations Coordinator
Florence AderoHuman Resource and Administration Manager
A native of Yei County, Amule has been with Justice Africa since June 2010. He has traveled almost all the ten states of South Sudan, and thus has extensive working knowledge of the country. He spent several years working with ZOA Refugee Care and also with GTZ in partnership with the UNHCR Repatriation Programme and UNICEF in Warehouse Management. He grew up in the Central Equatoria State of South Sudan and has also lived in Uganda.
Florence Adero, Human Resource and Administration Manager at Justice Africa, is an accomplished HR and Administration professional with over 24 years of experience in South Sudan affiliated NGOs. Florence’s passion and motivation is her work, that she finds challenging, exciting, ever-changing and ultimately fulfilling.
Florence holds an MBA and BA with HR specialization. She is certified through the Institute of Human Resource Management as a Human Resource Professional. She is also a trained counselor with a specialization in Industrial Psychology. She is currently a PhD student at Pan Africa Christian University studying Organization Leadership.
Jimmy AwanySenior Project Officer
Martin OnjerinwaSub-grants Officer
Caroline KibosProgramme Assistant
Jimmy started working for Justice Africa firstly as an intern in 2010. In 2012, he volunteered to work with a community-based organization (CEPO) in Juba. In 2013, he was recruited to Justice Africa as a project officer during which he supported the implementation of JA’s civil society coalition building program.
In 2017, he accomplished an MSc in Development Studies from the University of SOAS. He is currently part of JA’s core programs team and his work specifically aims to promote peace at the grassroots level in South Sudan. He has overtime gained progressive experience in facilitating the participation of grassroots structures and people in governance processes.
Martin has been a member of the Justice Africa South Sudan office since 2010. Originally from South Sudan, he has worked for a wide variety of Sudanese branches of organisations such as Save the Children, UNHCR and Relief International.
His academic background includes a BA in Business Administration and Management, and a Masters degree in the same field. He is a board member of both JASCO and MASS.
Caroline Kibos started as an intern with Justice Africa in 2010. Following this, she worked for the Ministry of Legal Affairs and Law Enforcement, Central Equatoria State.Caroline also worked with Case Advocates & Solicitors and The Farm Project. Upon completing her LLB from Nkumba University in Uganda, Caroline worked with Democracy International before she was recruited to Justice Africa as a Program Assistant in 2016. Currently, Caroline is working to support Justice Africa’s Civil Society Project, approaching her work with a commitment to supporting civil society’s work for South Sudan and with a love of serving people.