Education

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17 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP’s main priority is to provide food assistance to refugees and the vulnerable host communities, and to build national capacity to design and manage home-grown hunger solutions.

  • A total of USD 12.1 million is urgently required for the next six months (November 2016 – April 2017) to continue providing critical food assistance to the growing number of refugees in the camps.

  • The prevention of stunting programme under the Country Programme been discontinued due to lack of funding.

21 Oct 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP’s main priority is to provide food assistance to refugees and the vulnerable host communities, and to build national capacity to design and manage home-grown hunger solutions.

  • A total of USD 12.3 million is urgently required for the next six months (October 2016 – March 2017) to continue providing critical food assistance to the growing number of refugees in the camps.

18 Oct 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHCR and the Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDIMAR) held a conference on refugee solutions and socio-economic inclusion in Rwanda’s development planning. Among the outcomes of the stakeholder consultations included an affirmation that refugees can contribute positively to Rwanda’s economy and plans for next steps to boost their self-reliance through the launching of the MIDIMAR-UNHCR Joint Strategy for Economic Inclusion of refugees.

12 Oct 2016 description

In the poorest and most food insecure districts of Rwanda school meals are a lifeline for many families. A daily school meal provides a strong incentive to send children to school and keep them there (especially girls), it helps to increase school enrollment and attendance, decrease drop-out rates, and improve learning.

07 Oct 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • The number of Burundian refugees in Rwanda has increased to 81,775, with about 50,519 refugees living in Mahama camp, making it the largest refugee camp in Rwanda.

  • World Breastfeeding Week was celebrated in August. Orientation on the benefits of early and timely breastfeeding for community health workers and mother leaders was conducted.

19 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP’s main priority is to provide food assistance to refugees and the vulnerable host communities, and to build national capacity to design and manage home-grown hunger solutions.

  • A total of USD 10.4 million is urgently required in the next six months (September 2016 – February 2017) to maintain food assistance to the growing number of refugees in the camps.

  • School feeding in camps and in food-insecure districts ensures children attend school, receive nutritious meals and reduce dropout rates.

09 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS:

As of 18 August, Mahama refugee camp has officially surpassed 50,000 refugees. It currently hosts 50,013 Burundian refugees, making it the largest refugee camp in Rwanda, more than twice the size of the country’s largest Congolese camp (Kiziba Camp, at 19,000 refugees).

25 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP’s main priority is to provide food assistance to refugees, safety net assistance to the most vulnerable and build national capacity to design and manage home-grown hunger solutions.

  • Sufficient resources are needed to provide food assistance to the growing number of refugees in camps and to treat and prevent malnutrition among children, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

  • School feeding in camps and in food-insecure districts ensures children are getting meals, maintaining attendance and reduces dropouts.

04 Aug 2016 description

Tuesday August 02, 2016 was one of the happiest days for 34 refugee students who completed university studies in this academic year.

The students, from various refugee camps hosting Congolese refugees who graduated in the fields were beneficiaries of the Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Programme (DAFI) in partnership with ADRA Rwanda.

The graduates and their parents expressed gratitude to the Government of Rwanda for having created an environment that allow refugees to have access to education at all levels.

02 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The total number of Burundian refugees in Rwanda is 79,217, with about 49,451 refugees living in Mahama camp.

  • Cases of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) among children 6- 59 months living in the camp have continued to decline, with 26 children currently enrolled for SAM treatment.

  • There were no new cases of typhoid reported in May and June, due to an effective health and WASH response.

25 Jul 2016 description
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Highlights

  • WFP’s main priority is to provide food assistance to refugees, safety net assistance to the most vulnerable and build national capacity to design and manage home-grown hunger solutions.

  • Sufficient resources are needed to provide food assistance to the growing number of refugees in camps and to treat and prevent malnutrition among children, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

  • School feeding in camps and in food insecure districts ensures children are getting meals, maintaining attendance and reduces dropouts.

28 Jun 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP’s main priority is to provide food assistance to refugees, safety net assistance to the most vulnerable and build national capacity to design and manage home-grown hunger solutions.

  • Sufficient resources are needed to provide food assistance to the growing number of refugees in camps and to treat and prevent malnutrition among children, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

  • School feeding in camps and in food insecure districts ensures children are getting meals, maintaining attendance and reduces dropouts.