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Rwandan refugee and recipient of German education scholarship, DAFI, gives back21 Feb 2018
Over 530 refugee students have benefited from the Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative, known as DAFI scholarship since it started in 1992.
Refugee athlete shares message of peace in South Korea7 Feb 2018
Refugee Olympic Team athlete Pur Biel, who fled South Sudan, has spoken about the importance of peace ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
UN Refugee Chief appeals for aid and peace for South Sudan crisis5 Feb 2018
Aid groups appeal for US$1.5 billion for refugees and US$1.7 billion for those in need inside the country in 2018.
Somali refugee leaders from Dadaab camp on ‘Go and See’ visit to Mogadishu and Baidoa, Somalia26 Jan 2018
It’s an initiative to keep Somali refugees informed and up to date on the situation on the ground back home, so they can make an informed decision about whether to return.
Kenya refugee students prepare for a start of German educational scholarship26 Jan 2018
Each year DAFI gives out university scholarships to at least 100 refugee students. But it’s still a drop in the ocean of what’s needed. For all 650 refugees eligible for university study, there are only ever places for around 100.
Refugees students start secondary school at top Kenya telecoms company’s prestigious Academy23 Jan 2018
“Such partnerships creates opportunities for vulnerable refugee children at the brink of missing secondary education.”
Refugees receive coveted Equity Bank, educational scholarship8 Jan 2018
“The three had the best grades among the applicants in Turkana West County and they did a commendable job. The challenges of limited resources and overcrowding in schools did not deter them.”
UN Refugee Chief in Dadaab Camps, reassures refugees, returnees and host community of UNHCR’s support21 Dec 2017
“We will continue speaking about Somali refugees.”
South Sudan must not be forgotten. Every crisis is important, because every life is important.20 Dec 2017
HRH Princess Sarah reflects on how forced displacement is affecting the country’s youngest and most vulnerable.
Refugee students among top scorers in Kenya’s national primary school exams27 Nov 2017
“My classroom was overcrowded. I had to wake up very early to get to school as early 6.00am or 5.00am so that I could reserve my seat.”