GIVING YOUNG DISPLACED REFUGEES AN EDUCATIONAL STEP UP, AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO DEVELOP THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

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Education Camps

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Recreational Clubs

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Youth Leadership

WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES, WE OFFER EDUCATIONAL SUMMER AND WINTER HOLIDAY PROGRAMMES AND AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS IN A SAFE AND PRODUCTIVE ENVIRONMENT IN REFUGEE CAMPS. THE PROGRAMMES ARE LED BY STEP UP EDUCATORS, LOCAL TEACHERS AND YOUTH REFUGEE VOLUNTEERS FROM THE STEP UP LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME.

TRANSFORMING LIVES THROUGH EDUCATION

SUPPORT

OUR CAUSES

55%

Step Up Drama Club

GOAL : 500 £

RAISED : 275 £

We are planning  to support a new Drama Club for youth in the  Jewi refugee camp in Gambella, Ethiopia. This club will be led by local youth leaders and supported by Step Up and LWF staff. It will give the refugee youth an opportunity to channel their creativity and express themselves in a welcoming and productive […]

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74%

Step Up Camp Ethiopia, Gambella

GOAL : 4000 £

RAISED : 2974 £

Ethiopia faces one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. Bordering the war-torn countries of South Sudan, Somalia and Eritrea, Ethiopia has become Africa’s largest refugee-hosting country, providing refuge for hundreds of thousands of people fleeing civil war, ethnic conflict and famine.

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CHILDREN

24

LOCAL STAFF

8

LOCAL YOUTH LEADERS

WHERE WE WORK

OUR COUNTRIES

Ethiopia has a long standing history of hosting refugees and it maintains an open door policy, giving humanitarian access and protection to refugees. Due to on going insecurity and instability within neighbouring states thousands of refugees have fled to Ethiopia.

As a result of neighbouring conflicts and severe regional droughts, the small country of Djibouti hosts over 25,000 refugees and asylum seekers mainly from Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea. Some refugees arrived over 20 years ago, while others have arrived more recently.

Uganda hosts the largest number of refugees in Africa. Most refugees are fleeing from South Sudan which is currently one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. Since July 2016, nearly half a million refugees have fled the deadly fighting and sought safety in Uganda.

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