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Ambassador Affey meets Somali refugee youth, to encourage and give them hope of a better future
Mariéme Jamme, who received no education until she was 16, is now a technology entrepreneur with a mission to train young women.
Refugee runners, originally from South Sudan, travelled to Tampere, Finland, to compete against young elite athletes from nearly 100 nations.
“I was really scared, so I decided to cross the border with my family to Kenya for safety”
“Being selected to receive the award on behalf of other refugee team members is a great honor”
Asaba comes hot on the heels of the team’s commendable performance at the World U18 Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland.
New study reveals private sector investment opportunities, that build self-reliance and empower refugees in Kakuma Camp, Kenya
“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.”
“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.”read more
The new global approach lays out a vision for a more comprehensive response to refugee crises.
The Kalobeyei ‘Super’ Health Centre provides services to about 38,000 residents, both refugees and host communities.
An estimated 9,600 Ethiopian asylum seekers fled into Moyale in northern Kenya following internal violence.
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.