“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.
“The Bootcamp not only offers much needed and marketable skills, it also empowers the trainees and builds their confidence and self-esteem in ICT. Some now see technology as a gateway to future career prospects.”
“When I met her I felt great. The First Lady did not care that I was a refugee.”
Refugee athletes from Kenya to compete at World Athletics Championships in London for the first time
“I see myself competing one day one time in a higher level. Right now I am participating with the champions and now this is my time I have to polish my talent and to show people in the world that a refugee can make it.”
Government Accredited Qualification Boosts Employment Opportunities for Students in Dadaab Refugee Camp
“I would like to start my own business in tailoring and dress-making. I believe that with the training I have received I will be able to satisfy my customers. I believe I will use my skills back home in Kismayu, Somalia, when I finally go back.”
Award-winning Japanese Architect, Shigeru Ban, signs deal to design new homes for thousands of refugees in Kenya
“The key thing will be to construct shelter where no or little technical supervision is required, and use materials that are locally available and eco-friendly. It’s important that the houses can be easily maintained by inhabitants.”
“This was my first time to compete in a big event. I am not used to running on a carpet so it was not very easy but I am happy.”