TOGETHER WE CAN

Provide refugees with the tools to create a better future for themselves

WHO WE ARE

We are a refugee youth led  non-profit Community Based Organisation named Solidarity Initiative for Refugees established in 2016 with the goal to equip refugees with the tools to create a better future for themselves.

 We are based in Kakuma, Kenya. Our mission includes providing the host community and refugees with skills in web based technologies and app development alongside access to online studies. Furthermore, we deliver adult training and enable youths to seek, apply for, and complete, online and offline freelancing jobs.

Make a Difference

Are you an organisation helping children? Education Institutions, Business person?  You can Support our social business by buying our 3D locally printed objects  in Kakuma by Refugees.

We can only achieve this with your help. Your small help can bring the big change.

WHAT WE DO

Our Program Overview

We provide Education

We believe that Education is the only thing that no one can take away from us. Giving Refugee youth access to knowledge and marketable skills will provide them with the hope to a better tomorrow.

With our Digital Centre equipped with Power, laptops and internet connectivity we are able to equip youth with in-demand 21st-century skills such as Digital Literacy, 3D Modelling and  Programming through our Project

Mentorship

 

 

This Program is for advanced students who complete our programing lessons.

  • Matching refugees with skilled mentors in the tech industry for job readiness insights.
  • Regular Skype sessions to monitor mentees progress and discuss next steps in development

Connecting youth to Jobs/Opportunities

” When one person’s livelihood changes, it can impact an entire family, then a whole community. ” Tae Yoo

This pillar aims to Providing income to refugees who successfully completed programming courses and mentors hip program.

Refugees complete coding jobs for companies that would be interested to employ skilled refugees remotely or on site .

Social Business

We are able to decrease dependence from donations and cross-fund some operational costs through our social business initiatives.

We have opened an internet Cafe offering products & services such as internet services, printing and photocopying, charging, etc.

We have plans to expand & open more cafés if pilot phase proves successful.

We need your support!

Provide a helping hand

We can’t make it alone. We need your support. Your small support can bring a big change.

We need you and your help

It’s impossible to help people without people helping others. We always need volunteer who love to help.
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