#10YearChallenge has gone viral as people make comparisons of themselves now and 10 years ago. Elizabeth, a South Sudanese refugee living in Dadaab refugee camp, in north-eastern Kenya, recalls living a simple life as the last born in her family of 5, before the war forced them out of their country. She narrates her story to UNHCR’s Mohamed Aden Maalim.
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Mariéme Jamme, who received no education until she was 16, is now a technology entrepreneur with a mission to train young women.
Asaba comes hot on the heels of the team’s commendable performance at the World U18 Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland.
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“We need to change the mindset that refugees are sitting at the camp, doing nothing but receiving assistance. Many of them are, in fact, running businesses and creating jobs for others.”
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“I was really scared, so I decided to cross the border with my family to Kenya for safety”
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“If the war doesn’t stop, refugee numbers will rise from 2.5 to three million in 2018.”
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“We will continue speaking about Somali refugees.”