Schools Reopen In Uganda After The World’s Longest Closure

After nearly two years of closures – the world’s longest school closure – Uganda reopened schools this week, sending millions of students back to the classroom. Windle International Uganda (WIU) provides access to education for 242,003 learners (21,266 are in early childhood learning centres, 208,166 are in Primary school, 11,327 are in Secondary education and […]

Recognition and Equating of Academic Qualifications for Refugees

Uganda is the largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, and third globally with 1,503,601 refugees (UNHCR Report, 31st August 2021) making up 3.3% of the country’s total population. The country has a generous open-door policy towards displaced persons and its legal and policy framework regarding refugees is considered one of the most progressive in the world. […]

Supporting Girls in Nakivale Refugee Settlement Overcome Menstrual Hygiene Challenges

Girls in low- and lower-middle income countries face challenges in menstrual health management (MHM), which impact their health and schooling. This might be exacerbated by refugee conditions. Faced with frequent staining accidents and exposure to recurrent infections, this situation reduces most girls’ experiences of menstruation to a monthly dose of discomfort and shame. Girls, especially those […]