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Kakuma refugee group effort to be self-reliant

It is easy to assume that life in a refugee camp is all about desperation. But Mr Innocent Havyarimana, 31, a judicious businessman, chairman and founder of Furaha group, believes otherwise.


Couple stands strong in face of HIV/AIDS

Alice Maka, 38, lost two children a few weeks after delivery. This disturbed her, leading her to seek medical support at a local medical facility. “We strongly believed in our traditional beliefs and I did not register for Antenatal services. This was what led to the death of my two infants. 


Water project puts a smile on faces of community members

Twelve-year-old Faith Sei broadly smiles. She draws clean water from a water point that is connected from a natural spring, about 200 metres away; then drinks it. Faith is fromEluai Village, Mara Division, Narok County. “I live there.


Somalia refugee launches book in Zambia

“It started like a joke and I never knew it would grow to affect me like that. We were just hearing rumours of the war; little did we know it was that bad and deadly. Seated in Afmadow district in Somalia where I had not even completed my college studies, I saw people running in confusion in all directions and got alarmed. I talked to my siblings and we made quick arrangements to flee.




Farmer turns seedlings and fruits growing into fruitful venture

Training communities can empower them and in turn immensely improve their lives.  Samwuel Bwambale, 45, exemplifies this transformation. Bwambale, who hails from Wairagaza Village, Hoima district in Uganda received a range of training on tree planting 12 years ago.


Inspiring story ahead of the World Refugee day.