The Jesuit Commons Higher Education at the Margins Project at Kakuma Refugee Camp in northwestern Kenya currently supports 99 students working toward a a Diploma in Liberal Studies. There are two fully functional computer labs containing more than 60 computers for diploma students to use
JC-HEM Community Service Learning Tracks at Kakuma are providing more than 200 refugees specialized education in Psychosocial Case Management, Community Development Studies and Business and Entrepreneurship.
During a recent visit to the camp, I asked several students about the importance of education.
Produced by Christian Fuchs
Jesuit Refugee Service/USA jrsusa.org