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Kakuma Refugee Camp

South Sudan's Refugee Crisis: A Closer Look at the Root Cause

Kathy Calvin | Posted 04.13.2014 | Impact
Kathy Calvin

The United Nations' Kakuma refugee camp sits near the South Sudan border in neighboring Kenya. If that feels a world away, consider this: It is home for more than 100,000 individuals -- a population roughly the total size of Charleston, South Carolina.

A Real Gift to Mothers: Join the Fight Against Malaria

Elizabeth Gore | Posted 07.14.2012 | Impact
Elizabeth Gore

The Kakuma refugee camp is mostly women and children, resilient mothers who grabbed their little ones and braved a dangerous journey to escape conflict. Thanks to UNHCR, they are safe from violence; now, their enemy is a mosquito.

Sudanese Refugee Turned Ivy Leaguer Wants To Help Build New Nation

AP | MAGGIE FICK and DAVID CRARY | Posted 09.16.2011 | Impact

KAKUMA REFUGEE CAMP, Kenya — At Morris Michael's graduation, the mother who shepherded him out of a Sudanese war zone and inspired his love of l...