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Commissioning new projects to support education for the host community in Dadaab

Commissioning new projects to support education for the host community in Dadaab

DADAAB, Kenya – In an effort to support the refugee host community in Dadaab, three newly completed UNHCR funded projects were recently commissioned in Dadaab town. The projects include construction of two classrooms, renovation of seven accommodation rooms for teachers and renovation of a dining hall and Kitchen at the […]

MoU on tertiary education for refugees signed between UNHCR and public university in Kenya

MoU on tertiary education for refugees signed between UNHCR and public university in Kenya

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Moi University and UNHCR,  to further access to tertiary education for refugees.  The MoU was signed at the university’s Nairobi campus. UNHCR supports post-secondary education for refugees in Kenya through the German funded Albert Einstein Education Initiative, which is commonly known […]

Kenya marks World Refugee Day 2017

Kenya marks World Refugee Day 2017

“We honour the resilience and courage of more than 65 million people who have been forced to flee war, persecution and violence. But it’s also a moment to recognise those communities and people around the world who receive refugees and the internally displaced in their midst, offering them a safe place, and welcoming them in their schools, their workplaces and their societies.”