CALL ME EDGAR THE TAILOR

There are two tailors in Nakivale refugee settlement that 17-year-old Edgar Ndashimya admires. A gentleman called Timothy and a lady named Naomi. The two he says are the most sought-after tailors in the settlement, which is Edgar’s goal! “I stay in Kabazana A,” the teenager, also a Burundian refugee living in the same settlement in […]

PEACE AT LAST: MENDING FENCES AMONG REFUGEES

It was chaos! Relationships were strained. Tribalism, blame games and pure hate marred the air. The violence they had experienced when the war broke out back in South Sudan found ground in the Uganda, where they now sought sanctuary. Refugees like Nicholas Deng living in the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement remember that it was so bad […]

Scholarship Opportunities to study in France

For the Paris-Saclay University opportunity click here For the Bordeaux Montaigne University opportunity click here For the Bordeaux University opportunity click here   If you are interested and qualify, send your application with all the necessary supporting documents no later than the deadlines given to: Camille NAU, Migrant Student Support Project Manager, UNIVRbordeaux@u-bordeaux-montaigne.fr

READING HELPS HELLEN ESCAPE HER PAIN

A journey into Hellen Edward Gayo’s thoughts would have been rough. Though still a teenager, she has experienced so much pain, more than even an adult can take. All of this can be traced to the war back in South Sudan which prodded large wounds in her heart. First, they killed her sibling, then she […]