Refugees need to be assisted to return home in an orderly manner
Kenya’s Chess Champion, Four-time Olympian and UNHCR Staff Member Promotes the Game of Chess among Refugees
Chess has a way of bringing people together. I can admit to the fact that it breaks the boundaries among refugees from different ethnicity and nationalities.
In qualifying competitions held at the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps, over 100 young athletes of different nationalities demonstrated their athletic ability in races organised by UNHCR, in partnership with the Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation (TLPF).
Over 50 refugee artists, mainly from the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps, exhibited their artwork, as well as cultural expression through music, at an exhibition held at the Alliance Française in Nairobi, from 4th to 6th November 2015.
Refugee artists came together to showcase talent in art, music and theatre in a variety of activities at the French and German Cultural Centres
UNHCR and education partner Xavier Project visit Murema Primary School after the completion of training for teachers on better discipline practices and refugee issues.
Community members are critical players in the protection work. The link between communities and protection is mutually reinforcing.
“You do exist. We need to make things better. Refugees must never be asked to prioritise their needs.”
Naomi Chol studied at a school funded and supported by Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie Pitt, but the 16-year-old from South Sudan has become a celebrity herself.
The INS centres have become hubs of activity as refugees take the opportunity to enter a world of knowledge with just a tap of a finger
Binamungu was keen on farming despite the climatic hardships so he and a group of friends started farming along the river beds that cut across the camp.
United Drama for Peace, a drama group from Kakuma Refugee Camp is shooting a movie.