Conserving The Environment And Creating Jobs

His Story Before the war broke out in Congo, I was living a comfortable life. My father was working as a medical doctor and a pastor. But all this changed when the war broke out; we lost everything and had to flee to Uganda. My family and I resettled in Kyaka II refugee settlement, but […]

Skilling Adults: Sebastian’s Realised Dream

Seven years ago, a taxi stopped at Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Isingiro District, and a severely broke twenty-eight-year-old disembarked. Save for the paltry four hundred Ugandan shillings (about ten pennies) and a one thousand shillings airtime debt on his tattered phone, Sebastian Muzahura had nothing to his name. Not even the day’s meal! His host […]

Protecting the Girl Child in the Time of COVID-19

Gazing into the sky as she speaks, the emptiness in her occasionally teary eyes shows. Her words come from a place of trauma. Though carefully masked, every word is laced with pain. The little girl’s attempt at veiling her wounded soul seethes. Indeed, Mercy (not her real name), a Congolese refugee in Uganda, has known […]

Refugee students travel to Canada for University study and resettlement.

Some of the students en route to Canada at the Amsterdam Airport.

Windle International Uganda (WIU) in partnership with World University Services Canada (WUSC) has supported 29refugee students to travel to Canada under the Student Refugee Program (SRP). The SRP is a unique program that combines resettlement to Canada with access to post-secondary education for young refugees. It is a Canadian government program spearheaded by students and […]