Stories by Simon Chambers

Simon Chambers

Fish farming refugees use water creatively

Kenya Stories, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme, Water Stories
Noah Errambona, a Burundian refugee at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, at the fish pond he and some fellow refugees are using for income.  Photo: Jeannethe Lara

The Kakuma refugee camp in north-western Kenya is home to 180,000 people who have fled conflicts in Ethiopia, Somalia, Burundi, South Sudan, Uganda, and other […]

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PWRDF Announces $20,000 for Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
ACT Alliance

PWRDF has announced an initial grant of $20,000 in relief funds for Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam tore through the country this weekend. Entire villages were […]

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The Importance of Midwives

Asia Pacific Stories, Bangladesh Stories, Stories by Region
Lucky Begum rode 1.5km in a van ambulance like this out to the main road when she was in labour and headed to the hospital. Photo: UBINIG

Lucky Begum was 20 years old and three months pregnant when she first learned about the dai ghor (midwives’ house) in her village of Mothpara […]

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Care for Refugee Children in Egypt

Africa Stories, Egypt Stories, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Stories by Region
A refugee child being weighed at the Well Child Clinic in Cairo. Photo: Refuge Egypt

Cairo, Egypt is one of the largest urban refugee centres in the world.  Over 255,000 refugees call Cairo home.  Unlike refugee camps like Kakuma or […]

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Peanut Butter Producing Refugees

Ana Daborah (right) and other refugees, along with a staff member from the NCCK, show some of the supplies for their peanut butter business in the Kakuma refugee camp. Photo: Jeannethe Lara

Ana Daborah fled her home in northern Uganda in 1992 to escape the Lord’s Resistance Army, crossing the border into Kenya and settling at the […]

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