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Mariéme Jamme, who received no education until she was 16, is now a technology entrepreneur with a mission to train young women.
Asaba comes hot on the heels of the team’s commendable performance at the World U18 Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland.
The Kalobeyei ‘Super’ Health Centre provides services to about 38,000 residents, both refugees and host communities.
Refugee runners, originally from South Sudan, travelled to Tampere, Finland, to compete against young elite athletes from nearly 100 nations.
“We need to change the mindset that refugees are sitting at the camp, doing nothing but receiving assistance. Many of them are, in fact, running businesses and creating jobs for others.”
In November 2013, a Tripartite Agreement between the Governments of Somalia, Kenya and UNHCR was signed.
Voluntary repatriation process started on 8 December 2014 when the first group of refugees voluntarily returned to Somalia.
80,548 The number of Somali refugees who have voluntarily returned home since the process began.
Since 8 December 2014, when UNHCR started supporting voluntary return of Somali refugees. In 2017, 35,411 Somalis were supported to return home.
Kenya Operation Statistics