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“Our school has become popular due to poetry. Now people know that out of a camp there are people and there are girls with power, who are empowered by their own spirit and have nurtured talents.”
Closing the gap in refugee education is becoming more urgent and UNHCR has called for partners and Governments to step-up their support to refugee children education.
“Kenyans have responded to the LuQuLuQu campaign’s call for action energetically."
Cash assistance in Kenya’s Kalobeyei settlement allows refugees to build their own homes with materials bought from the local community.
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.
84,714 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 2019, 1,789 Somalis have been supported to return home.
Kenya Operation Statistics