InterAid Uganda in partnership with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), continues to advocate for the rights of Refugees and Asylum seekers in the Urban. Despite numerous approaches by IAU with support from UNHCR and OPM to address the needs and challenges presented by refugees. Among challenges documented in previous survey and regular interview reports, Urban Refugees and Asylum Seekers co...

‘‘Uganda Stands #With Refugees’’ World Refugee Day 2018

The World Refugee D-day held on 27th June 2018, celebrations were officially flagged off by the Government of Uganda, represented by the Commissioner of Refugees, Office of the Prime Minister (OPM). The Pre-activities and Main Commemoration Day events. The IAU team used this opportunity to engage with other Humanitarian actors in the sector in a bid to deepen focus and coordination for improved service delivery to refugees, especially the Urban Refugees and host communities. InterAid Ugan...

Urban Refugees Making the best out of their situation

Being an Urban Refugee is entirely one's choice. You make the choice to defy all odds and settle in the Urban without the basic support that is offered in the settlement. You look for your own shelter,food,clothing and education which are not so much of a big challenge in case you live in the settlement since you are apportioned land to help you kick start. However, as many are failing to cope with the expectations of life in the Urban setting some families and individuals have registered gr...

Training for Refugee Youth in ICT Skills

KCCA Employment Service Bureau in partnership with InterAid Uganda are giving an opportunity to 20 refugee youth, between the age of 18 - 35 years to participate in the Information and computer Technology (ICT) skills development and mentorship programme. The first co-het of 20 participants has been shortlisted from the different refugee nationalities, and will undergo session classes in the mid-morning for the period of seven weeks, after which another co-het will be selected for the training p...