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Kenya: Higher education delivers a learning experience

LizLock-B(Kakuma, Kenya) September 18, 2013 — Liz Lock, the Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins Coordinator at Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, shares some of her personal experiences working with students at the camp in this story and video. There are about 120,000 refugees at Kakuma, from a dozen different countries. Jesuit Refugee Service has worked with refugees in the camp since 1994.

Education is the way forward in Myanmar

Myanmar(Bangkok) January 15, 2014 — When her husband is away, Bo Meh’s life is limited to the confines of her palm-thatched home, which leans dangerously over the dusty compound where her two older sons, aged five and three, run barefoot to the neighbor’s plot of land, just a few feet away.