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Solar Powered Water Projects Solve Clean Water Crisis In Bidibidi Refugee Settlement

Solar Powered Water Projects Solve Clean Water Crisis In Bidibidi Refugee Settlement

By Gideon Kiberu All over the world, dirty water is a serious cause of diseases among the people who use it. Exposure to unsafe drinking water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene is a leading cause…

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Refugees and host community gang up to fight climate change

Refugees and host community gang up to fight climate change

By the time we arrived here from South Sudan, there were trees all over this place. It was very hard to build houses and we had no option but to cut down the trees; that…

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Child-headed families are given mentors and foster families in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement

Child-headed families are given mentors and foster families in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement

By Elvis Lubanga For the past four years, South Sudanese have been the largest group (about 226,877) of asylum seekers in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, in northwest Uganda due to the prolonged insecurity and conflict in…

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Money On Your Mind But What Is In Your Mind?

Money On Your Mind But What Is In Your Mind?

By Ibembe Anthea More popular than it should be in all societies across the globe, is the stigma around mental health and inadvertently the dishonesty about it. The suppression of and redirection of efforts from…

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Playing the trauma away

Playing the trauma away

By Carolyne Atuhura For some it is leisure, others passion or just something to watch to pass the time.Every day, it is the same on this field, located in the heart of BidiBidi refugee settlement. …

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Education for One; Education for all

Education for One; Education for all

By Hannington Patrick Owere Seated on 250 sq miles, BidiBidi Refugee Settlement is the new home for over 270,000 refugees from South Sudan. It is located in Yumbe district in West Nile. It is the…

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My Faith Healed And Saved My Life !

My Faith Healed And Saved My Life !

There are approximately 19.5 million refugees in the world today with about 14.4 million under the mandate of the United Nations high commission for refugees most commonly reffered to as the UN Refugee agency or…

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Yoyo Baby Care Facility Restores Hope To Refugee Mothers

Yoyo Baby Care Facility Restores Hope To Refugee Mothers

By Agwere Sarah In a country where 25 percent of girls drop out of school due to pregnancy and parenthood related issues, a baby care facility comes as a blessing to mothers who want to…

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The one thing I carried- A Refugee Story

The one thing I carried- A Refugee Story

BY CLINTON TUMANYE Fleeing the South Sudan civil war, more than 270,000 refugees have come to live in Bidi Bidi settlement in northern Uganda. Since the settlement was established in 2016, Bidi Bidi has required…

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Ugandan Woman enabling Breastfeeding Refugee Mothers to acquire vocational Skills in Bidibidi Refugee settlement

Ugandan Woman enabling Breastfeeding Refugee Mothers to acquire vocational Skills in Bidibidi Refugee settlement

By Shafik Mutebi When you meet Grace Drateru, you can’t fail to tell that she adores children. The young Ugandan woman is from Yumbe District and babysits more than 65 children at Yoyo Vocational Iinstitute…

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