“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.
“I have learnt a lot from the Asia games because it is my first time to participate in international games and am happy that I qualified for the finals.”
The film ‘It Has Killed My Mother’ has been nominated for awards in 5 categories in the 2017 Slum Film Festival Kenya. The film is inspired by real life experiences as explained by Aminah, the script writer.
“Through the project, I have learnt that my music is my medium to a better life. My dream is to become a filmmaker in future but if this dream doesn’t materialize, I know my music will take me far.”
“Higher education access for the growing number of secondary school leavers remains minimal with less than one (1) percent of eligible youth in the camp benefiting.”
“The Refugeenius album is a celebration of human wealth and the innovation and entrepreneurship spirit we see among refugees in all the camps.”
‘We have talented players in the camp who, if nurtured and given a chance can easily be scouted by teams in La Liga and the English Premier League.’
The project will facilitate production of 250 bags by December 2017 that will be sold in the local and international market with support from Lutheran World Federation.
He has been living in Kenya since 2000 after fleeing war in his country. The only thing he carried with him was skill in making sculptures.