The DAFI Scholarship Gave My Life A Purpose

Education is a vital tool to help create sustainable and peaceful futures. Every year, thousands of talented, dedicated and passionate people are denied the opportunity to access higher education, to undertake training, develop their skills, or earn qualifications. Many refugee students have had to overcome substantial barriers in their pursuit for education. While significant progress […]

Sesen Mehari 

Looking back 5 years ago, I never thought that I would successfully accomplish my degree and be able to wear that gown and smile for the camera to capture the moment. I was raised to appreciate academic excellence and always aspired to it from a young age. In February 2016 my father passed away, I […]

There is always hope of becoming successful

My name is Isaac Wani. I came to Canada in December 2020 through the Student Refugee Program (SRP) from Maaji II refugee settlement in Adjumani District, Uganda. I am originally from South Sudan (Kajo-Keji). I am currently pursuing an honors undergraduate degree in Economics and a Minor in Mathematics at Huron University College in London, […]

From a DAFI Beneficiary to an employee in the DAFI scholarship department in WIU

My name is Mambo Toaha, a recent graduate of Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management from Nkumba University. I was awarded the Certificate of Merit by the Meritorious Completion of the course. I’m a South Sudanese Refugee from Bidi bidi Settlement in Yumbe District, currently working as a Resource Centre Assistant at Windle international Uganda […]