Life of refugees & host community through photos and stories
Since December 2017, UNCDF and its partners have formed 323 savings groups with a total number of 7,760 members in three refugee camps and the host community.
Read the stories below and learn more about life in and around the camp and the impact of UNCDF's work.
“I am just a regular person in the camp. All I can do everyday is trying to improve our life as much as possible. Thanks to the savings group, now I can see that happening.”
“Thanks to the savings group I’m focused on setting aside a little bit of money every single week. If I keep this up I will soon be able to buy hair products for my business.”
“It will soon be the harvest season for cassava and beans. We are now discussing how we can make use of the profit—whether to save or buy agriculture inputs. We know we will make the right choice this time.”
"Many women who were very shy in the beginning now can speak about their views confidently in public thanks to the savings groups meetings they have participated in."