Dozens of refugees return home to eastern Ethiopia from Kenya’s Kakuma camp.
MADE51 an innovative business model championed by UNHCR is providing refugees and host artisans global market access for their handicrafts.
The Natukobenyo fresh vegetable market, run by refugee and host communities, is just one of the various projects funded by the European Union in Turkana West.
For the third year running, refugees have been awarded the ‘Wings to Fly’ scholarships to pursue secondary education.
“I want to train hard and qualify for the 2020 Olympics,”
Refugees and local communities alike benefit from free healthcare at a hospital in Kenya’s Kalobeyei settlement.
“Gaston may be new to Taekwondo, but he has proved that with practice and dedication, one can excel in it and win medals.”
“Education, for some people is the norm but for me, it is everything.”
“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.”
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.
“Kenyans have responded to the LuQuLuQu campaign’s call for action energetically.”
Cash assistance in Kenya’s Kalobeyei settlement allows refugees to build their own homes with materials bought from the local community.