An Eritrean refugee woman in Dadaab refugee camp recounts her separation from her 2-year old son

Dadaab, Kenya, June 2014 – Dellina*, an Eritrean woman in her thirties is one among hundreds of refugees relocated by the Kenyan authorities from Nairobi to Dadaab refugee camp since mid-April 2014. She spends most of her day in the

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Single mother Ruth wants to be reunited with her children

Four of Ruth’s children are left behind in Nairobi while she and her oldest son Joshua* (17 years) have had to spend the last four weeks in the Dadaab refugee camp. Ruth, being a single mother, is extremely worried about

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Shukri worries about her seven children left behind in Nairobi

  Kakuma, Kenya, June 2014 – Shukri was born into the life of a refugee, in Dadaab camp where she lived until she was 18 years. When she got married, she moved to Nairobi with her husband. She has lived

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The story of James – a Kenyan man torn apart from his refugee wife

“I am an adult Kenyan man and I have spent all my life in Kenya. I don’t know what it is to be a refugee but I know how it feels to be affected by their suffering and to spend

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Halima’s Story: Deported to Somalia, her children left in Kenya

In 2008, as fighting raged in Somalia, Halima, mother of three, fled to Kenya with her family and her elderly father. They settled in Kakuma refugee camp. Late last year, Halima* had to leave Kakuma to seek medical attention in

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