Passi sought refuge in Uganda after the massive killings and instability caused by a rebel group in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in 2017. “It was hard starting a new life here in the refugee settlement, with no source of income, not even water or a piece of soap.” In DRC, Passi and her husband Kibuyi Kimaga ensured the wellbeing of their family primarily through Kibuyi’s job as a security guard at a hospital in Goma. At the time of the killings, Passi was at home with the children and quickly fled to safety. She never saw the father of her children again.
Thanks to the Imarisha Jamil Project, AVSI Kenya has been helping refugees like Uwimpuhwe Marie Josee and Uwena Devota to enhance their social and economic resilience.
Beginning in February 2019 and through the following 12 months of implementation, Graduating to Resilience Activity will provide consumption support in the form of monthly… Read More »Determining cash transfer amount to meet consumption needs
“I LEFT MY WHOLE LIFE BACK HOME. I WANT TO START OVER, SMILE WITH MY CHILDREN AND MAKE SURE THEY HAVE A GOOD EDUCATION.”
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 Mwamini and her two children.
Most explosive found in rural areas date back to 2003 and deactivating them poses a challenge to local authorities. AVSI helps victims providing protheses and psychological support.
Organized by USAID, AVSI and partners, the market event created connections between large firms, local micro-enterprises and vulnerable families in Rwanwanja Refugee Settlement
The initiative includes renovating a school field and teaching “Italian soccer” to 350 boys and girls in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Kampala. Implemented by AVSI, the project, develops an educational model that promotes soccer as a tool for social inclusion and positive socialization.
AVSI, funded by “Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children” through UNICEF, works for violence-free childhoods in Kyangwali and Omugo refugee settlements
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