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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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Vocational training center skills refugee youth in Bidibidi settlement

Vocational training center skills refugee youth in Bidibidi settlement

By Absolom Ochieng A vocational School in Bidi Bidi is training refugees and giving them skills that can enable them become self sustaining, instead of perpetually waiting for external help within the Refugee Settlement. With…

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Kayunga Women Turn ‘Survival’ Maize Production Into Blooming Business Empire

Kayunga Women Turn ‘Survival’ Maize Production Into Blooming Business Empire

Assuming charge as sole-breadwinner of the family after the passing of her husband, Mrs. Lubwama narrowed the demands of her house to a single preoccupation; survival first. A maize mill left behind by her late…

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From Refugee to Reformer

From Refugee to Reformer

On Wednesday, 31st, October 2018 the whole world witnessed a ray of hope when the South Sudanese rebel leader, Dr Riek Machar agreed to sign a peace deal with the government of South Sudan headed…

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A REFUGEE BY STATUS: A BOLD AFRICAN HERIONE IN TRUE LIFE

At a youthful age of 22 years, Ishimwe Shem Vanessa a Rwandan national who grew up in Kyaka refugee camp in Western Uganda where she began living in 2008, has been able to tap into…

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FROM BURDENS TO BENEFIT

Refugees are defined in the basic term as people who have been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster. Under such circumstances, refugees will most likely flee to…

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Finding home after along time

  Life is unforgiving- it does not often give a second chance. Suzan and Ocaya had found themselves with one. It is the poison of repelling days and nights that’s going to keep them alive,…

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THE EXODUS FROM ASHES TO ACES

For some people, war is a time to make money, while for others, it is time to run for dear life. Mustafa Mohamed Abdi, a shopkeeper in Somalia found himself on the run in the…

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BEARING FRUIT FROM A BARREN LAND

BEARING FRUIT FROM A BARREN LAND

Amina Hersi Moghe was born on 27th September 1962 in Bungoma, Kenya where she grew up with her mother, Sarah Hersi Ali, a business woman who migrated from Somalia to Kenya. Amina went to Bungoma…

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