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.
Refugee runners, originally from South Sudan, travelled to Tampere, Finland, to compete against young elite athletes from nearly 100 nations.
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“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.”
An estimated 9,600 Ethiopian asylum seekers fled into Moyale in northern Kenya following internal violence.
“I was really scared, so I decided to cross the border with my family to Kenya for safety”
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“If the war doesn’t stop, refugee numbers will rise from 2.5 to three million in 2018.”
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“We will continue speaking about Somali refugees.”
“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.”
“I am grateful that through the DAFI scholarship programme, I’m a graduate.”
“I have learnt a lot from the Asia games because it is my first time to participate in international games and am happy that I qualified for the finals.”