Men used to approach Hado Abdi Gedi full of anger, sometimes calling her names. Why? Because Hado works. More specifically, because Hado is doing a job that has always been reserved for men. She is one of three female security guards for water tanks in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya.
Dadaab Refuge Camp Kenya
More than 400,000 refugees live in massive camps in Dadaab, Kenya. CARE operates in three of these camps, helping ensure basic needs and rights of refugees are met and protected.
NAIROBI- (November 17, 2016)- CARE in Kenya is welcoming the announcement of the Kenyan government to postpone the closure of the Dadaab refugee camps.
Women and girls face greatest risks / Additional funding needed to meet refugees’ needs in Dadaab
Cleaning public toilets is not a pleasant task, regardless where you are. But for Janay Issack it is twice as hard.
CARE’s Kenyan and refugee staff give their thoughts, reflections and achievements on the last 25 years of Dadaab refugee camp.
Imagine a life confined to 50 km². Imagine everything you know about your homeland coming second-hand through the internet and stories told you by relatives. This is the reality for a generation of young Somalis born and raised in Dadaab refugee camp in northeastern Kenya.
Somali refugee Adey Ali Dahir receives 2015 Voices of Courage award for more than 20 years of work protecting the safety of women and girls in Kenya’s Dagahaley refugee camp.