Monday 9 March 2020

Burundian Refugee Influx - Mahama Refugee Camp February

A national campaign named ‘’Rwanda Cares” aiming at Hepatitis C Elimination in Rwanda was launched in Mahama camp in January and It’s a big relief to Burundian refugees who had been waiting for so long. This is a result of a joint effort of Save the Children, ALIGHT, MINEMA and UNHCR and it is a big step towards the integration of refugees into the national health care systems.

Tuesday 18 July 2017

Two years on-Rwanda ramps up response for Burundi refugee children and families

Over 43,000 refugees of which more than 24,000 are children have been reached with Save the Children International (SCI) interventions in Mahama refugee camp over the past 2 years.

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Music brings hope to Burundi children/youth refugees, as they drum away despair.

When Desire, a young Burundian is handed a drum, his face lights up. He is one of 100 youth and children at the Save the Children supported youth and child friendly spaces.

Friday 27 January 2017

Dreams come true as Burundi refugees in Rwanda get a fully-fledged health center; saving more than just money.

SCI Rwanda in partnership with the government of Rwanda and UNHCR inaugurated a state of art health center to improve lives saving in Mahama

Wednesday 9 November 2016

Jordanian Princess commits to support children in Mahama refugee camp.

Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan recently visited Mahama Refugee Camp in Rwanda. She comforted children who fled the Burundi political insecurity unaccompanied or separated from their parents and committed to support.