Creating livelihoods in refugee settlements

These young men are operating tricycle, which is a common cargo transporter, within Bidibidi. Picture by Ochan Hannington | 11 Dec 2020

Uganda is home to over 1.4 million refugees. But did you know that some of them are not just waiting on UN agency, UNHCR, to plan for them? They know quite too well that sooner or later they would return to South Sudan. But how would she survive upon their return to their country of origin, South Sudan? This and similar questions have catapulted South Sudanese refugees living Africa’s largets refugee settlement, Bidibidi, into starting income generating activities in order to make ends meet, amid decreasing humanitarian support. Others still, are already envisioning transferring their current livelihoods to their home country, when they finally return. Hafiz Bakhit one middle-aged woman who claims is secure in terms of livelihood.

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