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“Education, for some people is the norm but for me, it is everything.”
“Kenyans have responded to the LuQuLuQu campaign’s call for action energetically.”
Government move to issue birth certificates to 600 children from Shona community hailed as an important protection measure and first step towards ending statelessness for the group.
UNHCR and L’Oréal Partnership that will enable refugees get globally recognized certification in the Beauty Industry
40 refugees in Nairobi and 50 in Kakuma will benefit from the partnerships
“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.”
Cash assistance in Kenya’s Kalobeyei settlement allows refugees to build their own homes with materials bought from the local community.
Our destiny is in our hands and we should seize all opportunities that come our way
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.
More than 80,000 Somali refugees have returned home from Dadaab camps since UNHCR started its voluntary repatriation programme in December 2014.
Masika has lent her soulful voice performing at UNHCR events including World Refugee Day, Step for Safety, and TEDxKakumaCamp.