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 …

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 …

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 …

The Official Launch of KRLON-June 22nd, 2023.

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Introduction: On June 22nd, 2023, as the world celebrated International Refugee Day, a momentous occasion took place at Bukere Primary School in Kyaka II Refugee Settlement. The event marked the launch of the Kyaka II Refugee-led Organization Network (KRLON), which aims to empower and support refugee-led organizations in the community. Mr. Festo Nduwayezu, the Chairperson of KRLON and , delivered …

Breaking Barriers: KRLON’s Digital Inclusion Project Empowers Refugee-led Organizations for a Digital Future

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KRLON, in collaboration with , Triple T Foundation, KITAD, Together We Can, EMAP Foundation, Convinction Power of Future and Arise Youth Foundation, has initiated a Digital Inclusion Project with the objective of providing digital inclusion skills to the staff of refugee-led organizations. Through this partnership, the project aims to equip these organizations with the necessary tools and knowledge to effectively …

Kyaka II Commemorated World Water, Sanitation and Environment Week on March 23, 2023 at Sweswe primary playground

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On March 23, 2023, residents of Kyaka II Reugee Settlement came together at the Sweswe primary playground to commemorate a day organized by various partners including the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), NSAMIZI, OXFAM, Jese, PWJ, Caritas and many others. The event was held to mark water and Environment week . …

2023 International Women’s Day Celebration in Kyaka focused on Technology and Gender Equality- Success story-Video.

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Kyaka II Refugee settlement in Uganda celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2023 with the theme of “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality”. The event was organized in partnership with UNHCR, OPM, ALIGHT, Kyaka II Refugee-led Organizations Network-KRLON, Community Based organizations-CBOs, and Refugee welfare Council-RWC, along with many other stakeholders. The event started with a procession with a …