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Uganda's new Education Response Plan launched for Africa’s biggest refugee crisis

The bell for class rings and 200 children clamber over each other to try and find a place to sit. Those who can’t find a place on the benches peer in through the open windows, trying to hear the...

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New "include" project launches to get children back into school

Photo: 'Team Up' activities carried out by War Child Holland...

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World Refugee Day: Four NGOs come together to get children back into school

"When I grow up I want to become a doctor, so that I’m able to support myself and my family.” ...

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Rwenzori district leaders to adopt Save the Children program model into operation wealth creation

Youth in Action is a six-year program that Save the Children has been implementing in Kabarole, Ntoroko, Bundibugyo and Kasese districts in partnership with the MasterCard Foundation. The program -...

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Uganda and German governments launch 10m euro refugee response fund enabling save the children to scale up education

The Government of Uganda in partnership with the Federal Republic of Germany has launched a Refugee Response Fund (RRF) with an initial 10 million Euro. The German Ministry for Economic Cooperation...

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Uganda government launches national child participation strategy

The Government of Uganda, in partnership with Save the Children and UNICEF, on 15th November launched the five-year National Child Participation Strategy that aims to pave the way for child...

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Education is like oxygen for us

Those are the words of Shadia*, an adolescent refugee girl living in Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya. She knows that she cannot survive and thrive without a good education. She knows it’s the...

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“If my children fail to go to school…they will be like town dogs who roam”

These are the shocking words of Barbara*, the mother of Sofia*, aged 12, and Renato, aged 1, who fled the conflict in South Sudan last year and reached the safety of a refugee settlement in Uganda....

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Uganda - Make or break for the global refugee compact

Originally Appeared on Huffington Post UK...

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Time to deliver on our promise of support 

Co-written by: Brechtje Vanlith, Country Director in Save the Children Uganda...

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I’ll be a doctor and I’ll treat people’s bones 

When Abbey was born, he was the little pink snugly bundle of joy. However, a few months later, the bundle of joy turned into one of concern. ...

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Queen of Comedy launches song for the children of Uganda

Our Every Last Child Ambassador, Anne Kansiime, a famous Ugandan 'Queen of Comedy' launches a new song in order to help raise the profile of our Every Last Child campaign.

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