Thursday, February 13, 2020
The World Bank has today released the 14th Uganda Economic Update which has focused on social protection systems in Uganda and proposes a more effective approach to reduce vulnerability and to support more inclusive growth. The report indicates that...
Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Africa
Thursday, January 9, 2020
BLOG: Odes Arinanye was living in abject poverty with the four children under her care in Kyaka II refugee settlement in western Uganda. The 59-year-old widow did not have a proper lighting system in her home, or a mobile phone to communicate with...
Saturday, March 30, 2019
A project supported by United Nations Development Program (UNDP) together with Japan Refugee Project has provided skills in business, income generating projects and employment to refugees in West Nile.
Kazuki Kameda, the Ambassador of Japan to...
Monday, May 21, 2018
The UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) has started direct money transfers to refugees, a move the agency says is cost-effective and secure.
In a pilot that was successfully done in Bidi Bidi Settlement Camp, the biggest area accommodating South...
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Uganda is currently facing the growing refugee crisis in the world, with more than 2,000 new arrivals per day. Most households are faced with a lack of purchasing power, which can lead to poor nutrition, poor hygiene and an inability to meet their own...
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Since 2013 nearly 560,000 South Sudanese refugees have sought safety in Uganda and WFP has assisted them by providing monthly general food rations to meet their basic food needs. Recently the WFP has introduced a cash programme, giving people the option...
Africa, South Sudan, Uganda