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Noway Mary, 24 years old, is a South Sudanese Refugee settled at point J, Imvepi Refugee settlement. She is married with one child, and her husband is a driver in South Sudan. She was trained in catering and hotel management from Lodonga Polytechnique Institute through support from Oxfam under the...
I am Drapari Bernard, a 20-year-old Ugandan residing in Nakamura village, Angazi parish Omugo sub-county Terego district. I grew up in hard conditions where my father could not support our education, dropping out of school in 2017. I then resorted to doing casual work for neighbours to pay school...
Rebbeca Poni – 24 years old is a Female South Sudanese Refugee settled in Omugo Zone of Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement in the West Nile sub-region of Uganda. She is married with two children. She was trained in saloon and hairdressing from Omugo Technical School through support from Oxfam under the...
Robert John is a 29-year-old South Sudanese Refugee currently settled in Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Terego district, West Nile Sub-region of Uganda. Married with four children, Robert also lives with 12 other dependents, including his mother, sisters, and brothers. They fled their home in Torit...
My vision is to become a trainer of trainees in the tailoring business in Imvepi Settlement and South Sudan when we get back to our motherland in some unknown years to come. My name is Shida Gladys, a single mother of a one-year-old. I am 22 years old, a South Sudanese refugee residing in Imvepi...
Leila Florence is a 28-year-old woman and South Sudanese refugee resettled in Omugo, refugee settlement since 2018. She recounts her ordeal: “When we were brought, life was very difficult. On arrival, there were no latrines for individual households. Shared latrines were constructed by different...
Refugee settlements often last decades and are a home to thousands. Providing suitable and sustainable sanitation solutions is regarded as one of the essential components of promoting public health in these settlements. Within Kyaka II Refugee Settlement in Kyegegwa District, Oxfam has continued to...
With funding from the Belgian Development Cooperation (DGD), Oxfam has been able to support over 300 refugees including Damali with opportunities to be self-reliant including providing business cash grants, vocational skills training as well as agricultural input.
Kennedy Ayizuru is no different from other youth refugees who entered Uganda amidst uncertainty in South Sudan, close to 4years ago. Kennedy Ayisuru, a single male youth fled his home in Morobo county South Sudan and is now living in Bidibidi, Yumbe district. He ran from his home country with his...