Creating self-reliance for both refugees and host communities, in Uganda

Rise.Up Hub displays outfits for sale. The attires commonly known as Kitengi are designed and made by refugees from neighboring countries, living in Uganda’s capital, Kampala. Picture by Ochan Hannington | 21 Nov 2018

Whilst budgets of humanitarian agencies that are working with refugees shrink, designing ingenious ways of helping over one million displaced people from East African countries; living in Uganda, is needed according to experts. Some organizations are introducing manageable systems in various refugee settlements across the country, with the hopes of creating self-reliance amongst the populations. Gardening is just one of those things that is prioritized. Sharon Amviko is in Rhino settlement of South Sudanese refugees and filed this report for us.