Africa

Helping people survive and recover from forced displacement

DZALEKA Refugee campKAKUMA Refugee Camp

IAFR in Africa

IAFR is partnering with refugee churches in Kenya and Malawi in ways that break their isolation, help meet their needs and accomplish their mission. Although our work includes projects and programs, long-term relationships with our refugee and humanitarian partners is at the core of all we pursue.

Dzaleka refugee camp, Malawi. Photographer: T.Albinson

Dzaleka Refugee Camp

Established in Malawi in 1994, Dzaleka refugee camp offers shelter to around 40,000 forcibly displaced people today. Primary countries of origin represented in the camp include D.R. Congo, Burundi, and Rwanda.

We visit Dzaleka at least twice annually. Ministry priorities include:

  • Pastoral Care
  • Refugee Church Construction
  • Trauma Care Training
  • Elementary Education Support
  • Bibles for Refugees
  • Vocational Training
  • College Scholarships
  • Small Business Startups
  • Food, Medical and Hygiene Assistance
Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya. Photographer: T.Albinson

Kakuma Refugee Camp

Established in Kenya in 1992, Kakuma refugee camp offers shelter to about 190,000 forcibly displaced people today. Primary countries of origin include South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, D.R. Congo, Burundi and Uganda.

We visit Kakuma at least twice annually. Ministry priorities include:

  • Bibles for Refugees
  • Theological Training for Refugee Pastors
  • Pastoral Care
  • Refugee Church Construction
  • Annual Refugee Youth Camp
  • Water Project
  • Shelter for Refugees
  • High School Scholarships
  • Hygiene Supplies

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