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For the third year running, refugees have been awarded the ‘Wings to Fly’ scholarships to pursue secondary education.
“I want to train hard and qualify for the 2020 Olympics. My greatest desire is to compete with the 1,500-meter champions from Kenya," a jovial Anjelina says
Refugees and local communities alike benefit from free healthcare at a hospital in Kenya’s Kalobeyei settlement.
“Gaston may be new to Taekwondo, but he has proved that with practice and dedication, one can excel in it and win medals.”
“Education, for some people is the norm but for me, it is everything.”
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.
84,982 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, 2,142 Somalis have been supported to return home.
Kenya Operation Statistics