Uganda Muslim Youth Development Forum – Peace Gala and Awards 2021

The Peace Gala Awards are a premier awards event dedicated to celebrating trailblazers, outstanding achievers, and contributors to the fields of Peace, Security and Humanitarian work at grassroots, national, and international levels. Our Team Lead, Simon Marot Touloung was awarded with Distinguished Award for Service to Refugees and IDPs – Individual Category

Read more on the Peace Gala and Awards here

Right To Play – Champion for Children Award 2018

Our co-founder Malual Bol Kiir was presented the Right To Play Champion For Children Award at the Right To Play Big Bred Ball 2018 at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York, NY on April 24, 2018. This was in honor of the work for peace and children in the refugee settlements in Uganda. The award was presented by Right To Play founder Johann Olva Koss.  (Photo by Stephen Smith/SIPA USA).

Mr. Malual BOL Kiir while receiving the Champion of children Award, Right To Play
Women’s Refugee Commission - Voices of Courage Awards 2017

Women’s Refugee Commission – Voices of Courage Awards 2017

The Voices of Courage Awards are presented annually to resilient, resourceful individuals who have a personal and powerful story to tell about the challenges and triumphs experienced by the tens of millions of people who have been displaced by conflict and violence worldwide.

The 2017 Voices of Courage honored our Co-founder Malual Bol Kiir of the African Youth Action Network –AYAN alongside other refugee youth, Halima Mohamed Mohamud is a young Somali woman living in the Nakivale refugee settlement in Uganda, Yusra Mardini, a Syrian refugee now living in Berlin. The three were honored for their groundbreaking work in support of fellow refugees. Read more about the Voices of Courage award here

African Youth Awards – AVANCE Media

In 2019, The team at Africa Youth Awards and partners, recognized our co-founder and current Team Lead, Simon Marot Touloung, for his leadership and civic engagement. Marot made it to the list of 100 Most Influential Young Africans.


This list represents the hope of the young people across the continent and is use to inspire youth to continue the amazing works they keep doing for Africa.

African Youth Awards – AVANCE Media