Losing hope and giving up is the last thing on the minds of the members of Duterimbire Group from Kisoro village. After receiving capacity building training on how to save and improve their farming like using the green house farming method, they have managed to see some positive change already. “Some of the members of Duterimbire […]Read more "“Developing each other through working together”."
Peace is a key factor in the development and sustainability of any society and nation. Without peace, the world would be a difficult place to live in. This is why on the 21st of September every year, United Nations and the rest of the world are reminded of the importance of maintaining world peace by […]Read more "“SAY NO TO CONFLICTS”"
Millions still signing the #WithRefugees petition, the world looks on eagerly awaiting the outcome of the UN Summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants to be held at the General Assembly in New York on September 19. The historic event anticipated to be attended by heads of state and government, Ministers and leaders […]Read more "Could this be the beginning of a new page for them??We hope so."
On Wednesday 3 August 2016, just two days before the opening ceremonies, history was made in the Olympic Village when a team of 10 refugee athletes , the first ever refugee arrived to compete at the Rio 2016 in RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil from 5 to 21 August 2016. Amidst cheers, dancing and music at […]Read more "Rio2016 represents the whole world, Team Refugees inclusive"
Ever imagined being a refugee? Imagine being forced to leave a place you have always called home” your country ” to safety… If lucky enough you may pack a bag. Otherwise, you simply leave everything and run. Imagine beginning a brand new life in a different country requiring you to adjust to its laws, education and […]Read more "Life As A refugee"
Nkubimana Celestine, 34, a refugee from Burundi has spent 5 years in prison. A year after he had made a long and trying 2 months journey from an unstable Burundi, Celestine was arrested and detained at Mbarara prison. To this day, he has not yet been formally charged for the alleged crime. Till now, Celestine […]Read more "ARC and HIJRA giving hope and justice to refugee detainees"
On a 50 by 100 meter plot, refugees cultivate year in year out. The constant strain on the land coupled with the increasing populations’ demand for the same resources led to environmental deterioration.With funding from the United Nations development Programme (UNDP), HIJRA has this month began implementing activities that will ensure food security and improve climate resilience of the refugees in the settlement.Read more "UNDP-HIJRA : securing the future with sustainable livelihoods"