Enhancing the Resilience Capacity of Refugees to build Natural and Economic Assets A Case Of Kyaka Ii Refugee Settlement
- CARE in Uganda is working with the Office of the Prime Minister and Joint Effort to Save Environment, UNHCR in the development of the relocation plans for refugees who were
allocated plots in the wetland. Using the relocation plans refugees have been able to appreciate both ecological and economic importance of conserving wetlands and other natural
resources around the settlement with the support of CARE they are observing the recommended boundaries and utilizing the given plots.
- Formation of wetland management committee/ Refugees Zonal Based Monitors, to undertake routine monitoring and reporting of the wetland abuse and routine awareness creation on wetland conservation. Establishment of a pictorial signpost with messages promoting wetland management in the refugee’s local languages specifically for new arrivals)
- Development of wetland management plans that enhance Refugee User Access and benefit rights per the laws of Uganda
- CARE in Uganda is mobilizing refugees and host communities into Village Saving and Loan Associations to boost economic and social asset building, through VSLA refugees
can access small loans to startup Simple businesses and gain more financial/business knowledge.