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New study reveals private sector investment opportunities, that build self-reliance and empower refugees in Kakuma Camp, Kenya4 May 2018
“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.”
Nearly 10,000 Ethiopians seek asylum in Moyale, Kenya following violence back home19 Mar 2018
“I was really scared, so I decided to cross the border with my family to Kenya for safety”
Ecobank Kenya supports women refugee entrepreneurs8 Mar 2018
Refugee women in Kenya are earning a living by making and selling beautiful handicrafts.
Popular South African actress and model Nomzamo Mbatha visits Kenya in support of refugees5 Mar 2018
“I believe making a personal connection is key to fully championing the plight of refugees. I have to speak and take action not just from a place of understanding, but of experience as well.”
University for refugees and Kenyans set to open in Kakuma, northern Kenya.27 Feb 2018
It is against this background that UNHCR and partners hope to increase enrolment of refugees in higher education from the current one percent 1% access in the local area.
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.