Refugee and host community women in Kenya will benefit from a half a billion shillings donated by the Japanese government. H.E. Mr. HORIE Ryoichi, Ambassador of Japan to Kenya and Ms. Anna Mutavati, Kenya Country Director for UN Women signed Kshs. 503,429,246.95 (USD 4,595,429) project aimed at enhancing women’s resilience in refugee camps” on 10th February 2021. Read more…..
PS for Gender Prof. Coletta Suda (Second right) and Commissioner Kodeck Makori …..
PS. for Gender Prof. Coletta Suda and Commissioner Kodeck Makori of RAS, witness the official signing of the "Project for Enhancing Women’s Resilience in Refugee and Host Communities Between the Government of Japan", @JapaninKenya and @unwomenkenya. pic.twitter.com/nkQFQxsgCa
— RAS (@refugeeaffairs) February 10, 2021
Operation Statistics at a Glance
Kenya is a host to approximately 525,671 refugees and asylum seekers as of 31st July, 2021. This population comprises 469,497 (89%) refugees and 56,174 (11%) asylum-seekers.
US Embassy in Kenya donates 6000 masks to RAS
Mr Jashon Awuor: on behalf of the Commissioner, received 6000 masks from the @USEmbassyKenya. The masks will help RAS staff in offering services to refugees and asylum seekers in Kenya during the Covid-19 pandemic period.
Refugees to be part of the piloting of the recognition of prior learning certificatificates in Turkana, Garissa, and Busia counties hopefully by September 2021. Then Nairobi, Nakuru, Mombasa and the whole country to follow thereafter. https://t.co/99PHMp7AGQ
— RAS (@refugeeaffairs) February 26, 2021