Enhancing Humanitarian Efforts through Localization and Disability Mainstreaming

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On June 23, 2024, a critical feedback session was held at the KRLON office in Kyaka II Refugee Settlement, focusing on the themes of localization and disability mainstreaming in humanitarian action. This session brought together 22 participants, including representatives from Refugee-Led Organizations (RLOs) and Community-Based Organizations (CBOs). The aim was to address the importance of empowering local actors and ensuring …

MUTU KAMA NA WEWE ASSOCIATION OF PSNs AND DISABLED PERSONS

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ABOUT US: Mutukama na wewe is a community based association that started 2019 as a saving group. “Mutukama na wewe” is a Swahili word that means “a person like me” implying (inclusiveness). Mutukama na wewe is a non-profit community based association for both refugees and Nationals based in Bwiriza-kyamagabo, nkanja Sub County, Kyaka II, Kyegegwa district. Our association consists of …

KRLON’s Annual Report 2023: A Testament to Collaboration and Empowerment in Kyaka II Refugee Settlement

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Introduction:Welcome to the launch of KRLON’s Annual Report 2023, where we celebrate and reflect upon the remarkable achievements and milestones of the past year. This introduction highlights the significant strides made in coordination, capacity building, and advocacy efforts within the Kyaka II Refugee Settlement. Coordination:In the realm of coordination, KRLON has successfully mapped over 500 refugee-led organizations (RLOs), community-based organizations …

Empowering Refugee Communities: KRLON Receives Office Space from UNHCR

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We are thrilled to announce a significant milestone in our journey towards empowering refugee communities. KRLON (Refugee-Led Organization Network) has officially received office space in Sweswe Kitonzi from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). This momentous occasion underscores UNHCR’s commitment to supporting refugee-led organizations like ours and marks a significant step forward in our mission to empower and …

Bridging the Digital Divide: KRLON’s Digital Inclusion Project

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In 2023, the Kyaka II Refugee Settlement saw a momentous occasion with the celebration of the Digital Inclusion Program by the Kyaka Refugee-Led Organizations Network (KRLON). This initiative, in collaboration with other refugee-led organizations and international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) like Finn Church Aid-FCA, addressed the critical issue of digital exclusion among refugees in the settlement. Through concerted efforts, 115 graduates …

Capacity Building

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Program Overview: KRLON’s Capacity Building Program focuses on enhancing the capacity of local organizations to effectively respond to humanitarian situations in Kyaka II Refugee Settlement. The program ensures that local organizations are equipped with the necessary skills and resources to provide timely and relevant assistance. Objectives: Activities: Outcomes:

Coordination

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Program Overview: KRLON’s Coordination Program focuses on enhancing coordination among community-based organizations (CBOs) within Kyaka II Refugee Settlement and the host community. The program fosters collaboration and joint initiatives to address the needs of forcibly displaced populations. Objectives: Activities: Outcomes:

Advocacy

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Program Overview: KRLON’s Advocacy Program focuses on amplifying the voices of community-based organizations (CBOs) within Kyaka II Refugee Settlement and the host community. The program aims to advocate for policy changes and decisions that positively impact forcibly displaced populations. Objectives: Activities: Outcomes:

Queen Elizabeth Medical Foundation (QEMF)

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ABOUT US Queen Elizabeth Medical Foundation (QEMF) is Community Based Organization that has been in existence since 2018 with the mission to help the needy by adopting practical ways to root out poverty from the world through provision of health, education and livelihood services to Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC). QEMF emphasizes more on the HIV infected and affected populations in …

Empowering Kyaka II Refugee Settlement: KRLON’s Online Reporting System Training

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In a remarkable endeavor to bolster the capabilities of Refugee-led Organizations (RLOs), Community-Based Organizations (CBOs), and various groups within the Kyaka II Refugee Settlement, KRLON is thrilled to announce the triumphant completion of a training session on October 6th, 2023. Over 70 individuals gathered at the EMAP Foundation in Bukere to equip themselves with the essential knowledge and skills needed …