Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile – Surviving violence, creating hope, rebuilding lives


Barbara Nagawa

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Admin Assistant

A few words about me

I’m admin assistant at Baobab. I started working at Baobab in the summer of 2023 after volunteering here since August 2022 and I oversee reception tasks. Before joining Baobab, I received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. I have grown up with a particular interest in equality and social justice. Outside of Baobab, I’m a singer who’s a passionate lover of music, travel, reading and painting.

What does your role at Baobab involve?

Alongside reception duties,I support the Baobab exploration into communications and social media.

What is your desert island book or music?

My current favourite books Children of the Stone City by Beverley Naidoo and Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire by Akala.

What 3 words would you use to describe Baobab?

Community. Family. Freedom.