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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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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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Full Career Potential Vs Motherhood: Uganda’s Manuela Mulondo Has A Working Solution

Full Career Potential Vs Motherhood: Uganda’s Manuela Mulondo Has A Working Solution

When Manuela Mulondo gave birth to her firstborn, it was daunting to part with her precious little bundle without constantly worrying about his safety. “I tried to look for someone to take care of my son…

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Is Kampala a better home town at night?

Is Kampala a better home town at night?

Spending time at night has got different perceptions to different people. Some people feel this is the only time they have to rest, others it is the only time for them to enjoy, and to…

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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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