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Refugees and local communities alike benefit from free healthcare at a hospital in Kenya’s Kalobeyei settlement.
“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.
For the third year running, refugees have been awarded the ‘Wings to Fly’ scholarships to pursue secondary education.
“Gaston may be new to Taekwondo, but he has proved that with practice and dedication, one can excel in it and win medals.”
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.
“I want to train hard and qualify for the 2020 Olympics,”
“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.