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  • United Drama Kakuma youth group kick off their project.

    news UNHCR, 15 May 2015 (6 years ago )
    On 11th May, the group "United Drama Kakuma" who won the global youth initiatives funds kicked started their project by having a training on Community Theater and Filming. The group is composed by different nationalities including representatives of the host community. The training will help them ...
  • "Artists for Refugees" project launched in Kakuma

    news UNHCR, 24 Apr 2015 (6 years ago )
    “Artistes for Refugees” - a livelihoods project funded by UNHCR was officially launched on 20 April with the arrival of Henry Ohanga (commonly known as Octoppizzo), a leading rap musician in the country and Victor Ndula, a respected illustration artist/journalist. The two artistes arrived in Kakuma ...
  • International Women Day celebrated in Kakuma

    news UNHCR, 13 Mar 2015 (6 years ago )
    On 7 March 2015, refugee women led UNHCR and partner agencies to mark International Women’s Day. The event which is celebrated globally on 8 March was themed “Make It Happen” and was marked with lots of colorful performances. The Day is a celebration of women’s strength and achievements and an occas...
  • Excellent performance at school of refugees students in Kakuma

    news UNHCR, 19 Jan 2015 (7 years ago )
    The 2014 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results released by the Ministry of Education showed very encouraging performance by refugee candidates in Kakuma with schools registering above average mean score of 259 out of 500. Of the 1,467 candidates who sat the exam, 1300(340 female, 960...
  • UNHCR marks the World AIDS Day in Kakuma

    news UNHCR, 05 Dec 2014 (7 years ago )
    On 1st December 2014, UNHCR in coordination with DRA, the Government and partner agencies joined refugees and the host community in marking World AIDS Day. The event was marked with various activities and performances such as song, dance, poems and skits that relayed key messages on the importance o...
  • New arrivals from South Sudan surpass the 20,000 mark

    news UNHCR, 28 Feb 2014 (7 years ago )
    20,156 South Sudanese asylum seekers have so far been received in Kakuma camp since the influx began. Within the last week of February, 1,690 new arrivals were received and transported from Nadapal border. The total estimated camp population now stands at 149,365, just 635 persons short of the 1...
  • Update on the influx of South Sudanese to Kakuma - as of 5th February 2014

    news UNHCR, 06 Feb 2014 (7 years ago )
    Current Situation: On 5th February, a total of 242 new arrivals were received from Nadapal border point. This is a significant decrease from yesterday’s figure of 470. It is not clear what is causing the fluctuation of the daily arrivals. Close monitoring of the daily arrivals has been ongoing sinc...