Paul Nandia, Project Officer, discusses the need to allow refugees born in Kenya the opportunity to fully assimilate into society, including offering them citizenship.
Katarina Fandlova, Programme Lead, discusses why educating refugee parents about their children’s disabilities allows them both to live more fulfilled lives.
Lawrence Njoroge, Education Officer, discusses why many refugees need educational support now more so than ever, and what we’re doing to facilitate this.
Mildred Mugenya, Finance Lead, discusses the role localising humanitarian aid will change the face of development and the Humanitarian sector in years to come.
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.
Matt Hopewell, Programme Lead in Uganda, discusses the role Xavier Project is playing in bridging the gap between CBOs and Inter-Governmental Organisations.
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.
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.
Our CEO and Founder, Edmund Page, shares how COVID-19 is demonstrating why we need a shift in power to strengthen and empower community-led responses.
Tom Stacey, explains why refugees are some of the most vulnerable communities in this global pandemic and how locally-led responses are delivering protection.
A message from our Founder and CEO, Edmund Page, about how our team are adapting our work to respond to the CoronaVirus pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Xavier Project bought 23-acres of land in Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement, Kamwenge District in South-western Uganda at the beginning of this year as part of an exciting new venture for the organisation.
The NAIROBI XAVIER BALL is back and this year promises to be our biggest and best event yet! Get your table together and grab your early bird tickets now.
Xavier Project representatives recently had the pleasure of being invited to a dinner in Nairobi to celebrate Peter Tabichi, the recipient of the 2019 Varkey Foundation Global Teacher of the Year award.
Demonstrating solidarity on this years team retreat as we marched together around crater lakes, through forests and Rwamwanja refugee settlement in Western Uganda.
Lucie chose to support Xavier Project after learning about the project through her school, St Mary’s Hall, which has a longstanding relationship with us. We are so grateful! Thank you and good luck Lucie.
This March, 10 women from the Bondeko hub in Uganda graduated from a Business and Entrepreneurship course run by Xavier Project in partnership with PED. Read below to find out more.
Congratulations to Xavier Project athlete Hosea Simotow for coming second out of 10,000 runners at the Cross-strait Marathon in Kushan, China on Sunday 24th March 2019.