Advertisement for service and supplier applications in Uganda

Advertisement for service and supplier applications in Uganda

Our mission is to ensure that refugees lead safe and fulfilled lives whatever their background. Xavier Project invites suitably qualified companies and individuals to submit sealed offers for the provision of services/supplies and works

Chrissie Thompson
February 25, 2021
We're recruiting for online-based Volunteer to help design a refugee leadership training programme

We're recruiting for online-based Volunteer to help design a refugee leadership training programme

We are looking for an online-based volunteer who would like to participate in an exciting endeavour that we have recently embarked on. The volunteer will contribute to the design of a leadership programme for young refugee people in the Imvepi refugee settlement, Uganda.

Chrissie Thompson
February 18, 2021
We're recruiting for a Special Needs Education Teacher to join our team in Kampala, Uganda

We're recruiting for a Special Needs Education Teacher to join our team in Kampala, Uganda

We are looking to recruit a Special Needs Education Teacher in Uganda to work within our education team focusing on children with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, autism and down syndrome.

Chrissie Thompson
February 5, 2021
We're recruiting for a Physiotherapist to join our team in Kampala, Uganda

We're recruiting for a Physiotherapist to join our team in Kampala, Uganda

We are looking to recruit a Physiotherapist in Uganda who will predominantly work within a specific education programmes targeting refugee and host community children with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, autism and down syndrome.

Chrissie Thompson
February 5, 2021
Solidarity Initiative for Refugees(SIR) create 3D printed keyrings and bookmarks in Kakuma

Solidarity Initiative for Refugees(SIR) create 3D printed keyrings and bookmarks in Kakuma

As part of a 3D printing course that is underway in Kakuma Refugee Camp, some of the students have developed products that they can sell to generate their own income.

Chrissie Thompson
January 15, 2021
Nurturing Trust In Crisis: How Crisis Response Can Build Trust In Refugee Communities

Nurturing Trust In Crisis: How Crisis Response Can Build Trust In Refugee Communities

Eldoma Dawood, Education Officer in Imvepi, Uganda, reflects on the importance of nurturing a trusting relationship between Humanitarian Organisations and Refugee Communities through effective response in times of crisis.

Eldoma Dawood
October 1, 2020
How Would Local Integration Help To Ease The Plight Of Refugees?

How Would Local Integration Help To Ease The Plight Of Refugees?

Sharon Otieno, HR and Logistics Lead, discusses how intergrating refugee communities into their host countries shouldn’t be one-sided.

Sharon Otieno
August 11, 2020
Where Do They Belong? The Question of Citizenship for Host-Born Refugees

Where Do They Belong? The Question of Citizenship for Host-Born Refugees

Paul Nandia, Project Officer, discusses the need to allow refugees born in Kenya the opportunity to fully assimilate into society, including offering them citizenship.

Paul Nandia
July 16, 2020
The Power of Knowing: Empowering Refugee Parents of Children with Disabilities

The Power of Knowing: Empowering Refugee Parents of Children with Disabilities

Katarina Fandlova, Programme Lead, discusses why educating refugee parents about their children’s disabilities allows both them and their children to live more fulfilled lives.

Katarina Fandlova
July 8, 2020
Refugee Girls Need Educational Support Now More Than Ever

Refugee Girls Need Educational Support Now More Than Ever

Lawrence Njoroge, Education Officer, discusses why many refugees need educational support now more so than ever, and what Xavier Project is doing to facilitate this.

Lawrence Njoroge
June 25, 2020
Why Localisation Will Change The Development And Humanitarian Sector

Why Localisation Will Change The Development And Humanitarian Sector

Mildred Mugenya, Finance Lead, discusses the role localising humanitarian aid will change the face of development and the Humanitarian sector in years to come.

Mildred Mugenya
June 23, 2020
The Refugee Leaders Creating A Brighter Future For Their Communities

The Refugee Leaders Creating A Brighter Future For Their Communities

Justin Abumbah, Education Officer, discusses the role of leaders in the refugee community, and how they are working to propel their communities into a brighter future in this trying time.

Justin Abumbah
June 19, 2020
Helping CBOs navigate hierarchies in the development sector

Helping CBOs navigate hierarchies in the development sector

Matt Hopewell, Programme Lead in Uganda, discusses the role Xavier Project is playing in bridging the gap between CBOs and Inter-Governmental Organisations.

Matthew Hopewell
June 17, 2020
Honouring the unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic

Honouring the unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic

Xavier Project’s Social Business Lead, Carol Kabatanya, reflects on the pivotal role that community leaders have taken on during the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda.

Carol Kabatanya
June 17, 2020
Producing podcasts to keep our students learning from home

Producing podcasts to keep our students learning from home

The Xavier Project team has produced over 250 podcasts that are being disseminated to our secondary students across East Africa so they can learn from home.

Chrissie Thompson
May 26, 2020
Localising humanitarian aid has been shown to be even more urgent by the COVID-19 crisis

Localising humanitarian aid has been shown to be even more urgent by the COVID-19 crisis

Our CEO and Founder, Edmund Page, shares his thoughts on how COVID-19 is demonstrating why we need a shift in power to strengthen and empower community led responses.

Edmund Page
April 9, 2020
Why are refugee communities particularly vulnerable during a pandemic?

Why are refugee communities particularly vulnerable during a pandemic?

Tom Stacey, explains why refugees are some of the most vulnerable communities in this global pandemic and how locally led responses are delivering protection and education.

Tom Stacey
April 8, 2020
Xavier Project’s response to CoronaVirus in East Africa. A message from our CEO…

Xavier Project’s response to CoronaVirus in East Africa. A message from our CEO…

A message from our Founder and CEO, Edmund Page, about how our team are adapting our work to respond to the CoronaVirus pandemic.

Edmund Page
March 30, 2020
Who are we talking about when referring to Local and National Humanitarian Actors?

Who are we talking about when referring to Local and National Humanitarian Actors?

At Xavier Project we want to see organisations founded and led by the people affected by humanitarian crises having control of the resources and decisions that will affect their future. 

Edmund Page
February 17, 2020
JOB ALERT: Communications & Fundraising Lead (Nairobi, Kenya)

JOB ALERT: Communications & Fundraising Lead (Nairobi, Kenya)

We’re excited to be recruiting for a Communications & Fundraising Lead to join out Communications team in Nairobi, Kenya. We’re looking for a passionate, organised and creative communications specialist.

Chrissie Thompson
February 16, 2020
Xavier Project wins 2019 UNHCR Innovation NGO Award at Global Refugee Conference

Xavier Project wins 2019 UNHCR Innovation NGO Award at Global Refugee Conference

We were delighted to be awarded the UNHCR Innovation Award in Geneva this December in acknowledgement of our work with refugee community-led organisations across East Africa.

Chrissie Thompson
December 15, 2019
Be Here, Be You, Belong! - Secondary School Camp 2019

Be Here, Be You, Belong! - Secondary School Camp 2019

Our annual school camp took place in December, bringing together 200 of our sponsored secondary students for a weekend of learning, development and fun in Nairobi.

Chrissie Thompson
December 13, 2019
Iron Savannah is back this 16th-17th November! Buy your tickets NOW and get training.

Iron Savannah is back this 16th-17th November! Buy your tickets NOW and get training.

Our annual event is BACK! On the 16-17th November, we are inviting you to join us on a cycle ride or wild trail run to raise money to support our important work across East Africa.

Chrissie Thompson
September 19, 2019
Enuma KitKit Schools named as one of two winners at the XPrize Global Learning Awards!

Enuma KitKit Schools named as one of two winners at the XPrize Global Learning Awards!

A HUGE congratulations to our partners Enuma whose interactive learning tool Kitkit Schools has been named as one of two winners at the XPrize Global Learning award.

Chrissie Thompson
June 11, 2019