News & Updates

  • JOB ALERT: Social Business Lead (Kampala, Uganda)

    We are recruiting for an exciting new role in our Uganda team. The role of the Social Business Lead will be to oversee the social business work in Uganda and contribute towards this new area for Xavier Project as a whole. Xavier Project intends to play a greater role in merging outcomes between the humanitarian

    3 December 2018
  • Young refugees learning game design with Nairobi Play

    The Nairobi Play project is supported by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and implemented by Xavier Project (XP) in partnership with Nairobi Play (NP). It has an overall objective of supporting refugee youth in Nairobi and Kakuma with skills on computational thinking, basic programming and intercultural competency (IC). In order to the support the

    2 November 2018
  • The Iron Savannah is back this December… SIGN UP NOW

    The Iron Savannah is back for it’s second year in the stunning setting of Maili Tisa, near Namanga, Kenya. Whether you want to take on a 5km, 10km, the full 21km or simply camp beneath the stars for a night, there is something for everyone on this fun weekend set at the foot of the

    24 October 2018
  • Teachers for Teachers training in Imvepi Refugee Settlement

    Earlier this month some members of the Uganda Education team headed to Imvepi Refugee Settlement in the West Nile region to deliver a week long workshop to 29 Primary School teachers who work in schools in the local area. The content of the training was widely inspired by the introductory training pack of an extensive

    10 October 2018
  • Over 500 teachers in Kakuma complete a one year Eneza digital refresher course

    Over the last year, Xavier Project in partnership with Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and Eneza Education has been enabling teachers from all the schools in Kakuma Refugee Camp to participate in digital teacher training through using Eneza, a mobile Short Messaging Service (SMS) study tool. The teachers took courses such as Classroom Management, Staff Management,

    21 September 2018
  • Back to school preparations in Nairobi

    It has been a busy week in our Xavier Project office in Nairobi, Kenya. The final term of the school year begins next week so our sponsored students have been coming in to chat to their mentors in the Education team and pick up kits that will help them prepare for the term ahead. With

    31 August 2018
  • Goodbye and thank you to Stonyhurst College!

    Today we say goodbye to the pupils and staff from Stonyhurst College, who have been visiting Xavier Project in Kampala, Uganda for the last 10 days. Stonyhurst is the school that our founder, Edmund Page, attended for secondary school and we have enjoyed keeping a strong partnership with the school. The partnership involves weekly Skype

    22 August 2018
  • This August, celebrate our 10th anniversary with us!

    This August Xavier Project will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary and we’d like you to get involved. It will be a time to reflect on and celebrate our achievements over the last decade to improve access to quality education for refugees of all-ages in East Africa. To continue to expand on our work into

    1 August 2018
  • Construction of our newest community hub kicks off in Imvepi, Uganda

    In response to the huge influx of South Sudanese refugees crossing the border into northern Uganda in 2017 we are proud to share that we have received funding to build a children’s learning hub in Imvepi Refugee Settlement. Young refugees in the settlement face a number of challenges with accessing education – limited schools and

    19 July 2018