Improving infrastructure for quality learning in refugees’ settlement

This is a primary school in Uganda’s largest refugee settlement, Bidibidi. Authorities want advanced education established here, too. Picture by Ochan Hannington | 09 Dec 2020

Bidibidi settlement hosts over 230,000 South Sudan(ese) refugees. the capacity of schools to accommodate learners from both the refugees and host community has become challenging due to the huge influx. however, in a move to fulfil the structural obligation, save the children an organization that has been implementing a project that boost refugee and host community education through improved infrastructure and quality learning with support from the German goverment has handed over 63 newly constructed classrooms, over 100 latrines and 16 teachers’ quarters to the office of the prime minister. The German ambassador to Uganda believes this move will strengthen the refugees and host communities’ peaceful coexistence.

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