Fourteen-year-old Kok Matim, from South Sudan, participated in the 24th World Scout Jamboree and showcased how scouting can empower refugees through education.
SCOUTING BRINGS HOPE, SENSE OF BELONGING AND LIFE-CHANGING OPPORTUNITIES TO YOUNG PEOPLE AT DADAAB REFUGEE CAMP
Scout.org highlights AVSI’s work with refugees in Dadaab camp in partnership with the Kenya Scouts Association
“I spent months immobilized. I couldn’t walk or work. I couldn’t even afford to buy candy for my son,” remembers Ibrahim.
On March 23, Operation Welcome celebrated one year of achievements: AVSI manages four humanitarian shelters in Boa Vista, working with 32 professionals and 12 trainees, and benefiting 2,800 refugees.
Thanks to projects such as Imarisha Jamii, AVSI Kenya has been helping refugees like Fifi to enhance their social and economic resilience
GRADUATING TO RESILIENCE, AN ACTIVITY IMPLEMENTED BY AVSI FOUNDATION AND FUNDED BY THE OFFICE OF FOOD FOR PEACE, USAID GIVES HOPE TO CONGOLESE REFUGEES LIKE NDABAGYIMANA TUYAMBAZE AND HER SEVEN CHILDREN AND HOST HOUSEHOLDS
EWTN BROADCASTED A SPECIAL ON THE PROJECT THAT PROMOTES ENROLMENT AND THE CREATION OF A SUITABLE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT FOR REFUGEES AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN
DURING THE CEREMONY TO CELEBRATE KENYA SCOUTS ASSOCIATION’S PATRONS DAY ON NOVEMBER 24TH, UHURU KENYATTA RECOGNIZED AVSI FOR ITS SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION TO PEACE BUILDING IN GARISSA COUNTY, IN NORTH EAST KENYA
AVSI, in partnership with UNHCR, manages three reception centers in Boa Vista and helps more than 1,500 people every day. People who arrive at the centers are exhausted, and feel hopeless. They need everything: food, clothes, healthcare and, above all, they need to feel there’s a possibility for a future in their new home.