HRH Princess Sarah reflects on how forced displacement is affecting the country’s youngest and most vulnerable.
“My classroom was overcrowded. I had to wake up very early to get to school as early 6.00am or 5.00am so that I could reserve my seat.”
“One of the most important expressions of human beings is through art. For the past three years we have seen better quality of work from both the visual artists and musicians.”
“Even in Zimbabwe they cannot accept me. I am considered to be a foreigner. They cannot accept me. I was born in Kenya.”
“Now we will not have to wait for months to access justice.”
“Birth registration is important because it’s the first step in ending statelessness in the country.”
“Amidst all manner of unprecedented challenges, students in Dadaab have exhibited resilience and have prepared well for this year’s exams.”
“I want to assist refugees so that they do not waste their talents or become idle.”
“We must continue to come up with more avenues to tap the amazing talent and skills that refugees have.”
This years’ theme for the Day of the Girl, EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises, fits perfectly with the Conference which aims at exposing the girls to practical classic solutions to girl child education amidst the many barriers faced by refugee school girls in the Dadaab context.