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Skills training builds futures for refugees and Pakistanis alike

Skills training builds futures for refugees and Pakistanis alike

In Quetta, Pakistan, Nida and her fellow trainees are gaining vocational skills, equipping them to take advantage of new livelihoods opportunities. For Nida, a chance to take a beautician’s course is making a difference in her life and giving her the means to be...

UNHCR’s renewable energy project helps solve refugees’ problems

UNHCR’s renewable energy project helps solve refugees’ problems

Eco-friendly solar-powered water systems make a big difference in lives of refugees Feature story Dalbandin, Chaghi District, Balochistan – 4 June 2021: Drawing water from a deep, open well and carrying heavy loads in jerrycans was hard work for 12-year-old refugee...

‘Education enables us to sense the meaning of life’

‘Education enables us to sense the meaning of life’

‘Education enables us to sense the meaning of life’ Mahbooba, a 22-year-old Afghan refugee in Pakistan, has often struggled to continue her education while also helping to provide for her family. She explains what has motivated her to persevere and of her hopes for...