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Jonathan*, 15, South Sudan.


Jonathan*, 15, a South Sudanese boy living in a refugee settlement in northern Uganda.

Jonathan has shown himself to be an amazing campaigner, inspiring other children in his community to go back to school. He wants to to help his friends and encourage them to get education with the hope they will have bright futures.

He's now back in school after Covid-19 school closures. But he is worried about his peers who are still out of school and others who aren't going back.

Jonathan is also a Child Campaigner in Save the Children's Child Rights Group in the camp. In November 2020 he spoke on behalf of children in Uganda to The Minister of State for Higher Education and lobbied for schools in Uganda to re-open for all classes.

We're working with children in communities to #SaveOurEducation.

*name changed to protect identity