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Refugee girl achieves highest score in Dadaab camps18 Dec 2018
“Education is my only hope for a prosperous future and better life for my family.” says Maryan
Talent show in Kenya’s Kakuma refugee camp, lifts spirits and brings hope11 Dec 2018
Refugee talent brought to life in the 5th year of ‘Kakuma Got Talent’ competition.
South Sudanese Girl in Kakuma Shines in Kenya’s National Examination10 Dec 2018
She had scored 418 marks out of the possible 500 marks. The leading candidate in the country scored 453 marks.
Congolese tailor with disability stitches new life in Kenya3 Dec 2018
Hota Biclere is a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). She has a spinal deformity which has resulted in a curved back. Despite being a refugee with a physical disability, Biclere has established a successful tailoring business where she is employing other refugees.
UNHCR senior officials visit Kakuma Refugee Camp and Kalobeyei Settlement to assess current support for refugees and host communities.29 Nov 2018
“There is a need to engage more with the private sector,” UNHCR’s Senior Advisor, Private Sector Partnerships, HRH Prince Jaime de Bourbon.
Kenyan Woman Gives Hope to Refugees and other Victims of Gender Based Violence25 Nov 2018
A prominent advocate for the empowerment of women, Mama Lul supports both Kenyan and refugee women and champions for an end to sexual exploitation and abuse
Cash Based Intervention: Giving Refugees Choices in Shelter Construction19 Nov 2018
“Cash based intervention is a game changer that gives refugees an opportunity to make their own choices”
Refugee Athletes Join Race for Peace13 Nov 2018
“I had to endure the pain of running for ten kilometers on hilly terrain to send a message that peace can also be promoted through sports”
Refugee Students at M-Pesa Foundation Academy hone their skills in entrepreneurship, leadership and sports26 Oct 2018
“MPESA Foundation Academy has excellent facilities and a superb philosophy of inclusion and respect for diversity.”
UNHCR Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa motivates youth desperate for higher education in Dadaab18 Oct 2018
Ambassador Affey meets Somali refugee youth, to encourage and give them hope of a better future