Community led learning that enables refugees to lead fulfilled lives

What we do

Our Impact

Refugee-led partner organisations in locations across East Africa
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Refugee-led partner organisations in locations across East Africa

Children directly enabled to access school since 2008
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Children directly enabled to access school since 2008

Refugees graduated from livelihoods and life skills courses
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Refugees graduated from livelihoods and life skills courses

Individuals supported with learning and basic needs provisions in 2020
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Individuals supported with learning and basic needs provisions in 2020

Refugee-led children’s learning hubs across East Africa
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Refugee-led children’s learning hubs across East Africa

Courses developed in partnership with refugee-led organisations
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Courses developed in partnership with refugee-led organisations

Directed to refugee-led organisations in 2020
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Directed to refugee-led organisations in 2020

Learning programmes delivered in partnership with community organisations
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Learning programmes delivered in partnership with community organisations

Where we work

Blogs & News

Localisation of aid for development

Localisation of aid for development

Programme Lead Justin Abumbah narrates how localisation is the key to creating sustainable development solutions in refugee communities.

Justin Abumbah
June 7, 2021
Why refugee-led organisations are the best problem-solvers for their communities

Why refugee-led organisations are the best problem-solvers for their communities

Programme Officer Amina Adnan, reflects on why refugee-led organisations are the best problem-solvers for their communities, and what we are doing to strengthen their efforts.

Amina Adnan
May 21, 2021
Who owns the ideas?

Who owns the ideas?

Our CEO and Founder, Edmund Page, discusses why in protracted refugee contexts the aid sector need to stop deciding HOW the lives of refugees should be improved and start breaking down the monopolisation of ideas.

Edmund Page
May 13, 2021
Overcoming challenges and learning how to serve refugee communities in Kenya

Overcoming challenges and learning how to serve refugee communities in Kenya

Programme Officer, Amina Adnan, shares her reflections and learnings from working with refugee-led organisation, SIR, in Kakuma Refugee Camp over the last four years.

Amina Adnan
April 30, 2021
Job vacancy: Special Needs Education Teacher (Uganda)

Job vacancy: Special Needs Education Teacher (Uganda)

We’re recruiting for a Special Needs Education Teacher to join our team. We’re looking for someone with experience and skills in the field of disability inclusion and accessibility.

May Joy Namu
April 27, 2021
We're recruiting a Operations Lead to join our Agricultural Social Enterprise in Rwamwanja (Uganda)

We're recruiting a Operations Lead to join our Agricultural Social Enterprise in Rwamwanja (Uganda)

We’re recruiting for a Operations Lead to join Xavier Project’s Agricultural Social Enterprise in Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement, Uganda.

Chrissie Thompson
April 6, 2021

Get Involved

Whether you are planning your own fundraising event, volunteering with us in East Africa or attending one of our annual Xavier events, get in touch and become part of our community. Our dedicated supporters have so far taken on Kilimanjaro, run marathons and cycled across countries demonstrating their solidarity and raising much needed funds to support our work.