ETHIOPIA - Somali Refugees, 2012-13

In September 2012, UNHCR jointly with the Ethiopia’s Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs and other partners organized a community event in Shedder refugee camp, north-east Ethiopia, to promote education, especially among refugee girls. This was followed by the supply of over 13,000 Solar LED Lanterns (JS-30 MOB) to various other camps in Ethiopia including Jijiga & Addis Ababa.

In order to extend our support and commitment, we visited the refugee camp in Ethiopia, where we spent time with the refugees – interacting with them, teaching and training them on the functioning and operation of the SUNLITE Solar Lanterns that were distributed there.

Girls’ education gives a hope for a better future for ...
Courtesy UNHCR