The New Dawn Foundation Africa
Countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Nigeria, United Arab Emirates
SDGs: Quality Education, Gender Equality, Reduced Inequality
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Viola Nafula is a philanthropist, human rights activists, gender equality advocate, and a humanitarian. She is the founder of The New Dawn Foundation Africa, a non-profit organization aimed at serving the African society through the support, promotion and implementation of Quality Education (formal and non-formal), Reduced Inequality, Gender Equality and Eradication of Poverty. She empowers the youth and adults in the remote areas of Africa through General Education, Vocational skills training and mentorship programs that would help them experience a better living. Her foundation is presently working in partnership with other Foreign NGOs on her “Clean Water, Clean Health” initiative, which involves drilling clean water boreholes in different remote areas; of different countries in Africa.
She is also the founder of the No Ordinary Woman group. She founded this support group, to act as a safe place for women. A place where women can come together to encourage and support each other, to share their untold stories and daily challenges that affect them or limit them from maximizing their potential. The women get to be empowered from the different topics that she takes them through during every meeting. This has helped many women heal and progress emotionally, mentally, psychologically and in many other areas of their lives; thereby empowering them to be the best version of themselves. She uses this group to promote diversity and inclusion in the communities where she
Viola is a motivational and public speaker who organizes and attends events to speak and empower women and the youth in communities, schools, colleges, universities and social gatherings. She has successfully mentored and coached several youths and women to develop their skills, talents and social ventures early enough, by using the resources they have available around them.