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Destin commented on OneYouth OneHeart

Through a local CBO, all English for Adults students ( places where refugees learn the basic of English for communication and social integration) are being taught about better practices of washing hands and encouraged to use them so that in case of any disease people should avoid contaminate them selves.


Destin commented on OneYouth OneHeart

Hello Sarah,
thanks for the question: personally I think the first step to take is taking through the information sharing session so that they get to understand better the whole refugee status determination process, where it starts from and apparently where it ends, different refugee service providers and packages offered by each of them and of course addresses and contacts, get them to understand their responsibilities as human being most especially for urban areas how refugees are supposed to be likely self reliant . they should also understand who is a refugee according to the international humanitarian law and the Uganda 2006 refugee act.
get them also to understand the advantages and disadvantages for them to stay in a refugee settlement or staying in town.
We should help them to write their appeal's letters once the Refugee eligibility committee(REC) rejects their cases By providing them with legal advices to well address their issues. but also for their integration they have quickly to learn either English or Luganda the language of commerce in Kampala and most spoken in Uganda. giving them also skills which will help in improving their livelihood, ...

miracles are being performed by many Refugee grass root NGOs without any support, out of those experiences of hard working environment IDEAS and innovations are taking birth. I salute you guys