Kakuma News Reflector – A Refugee Free Press

The Food Prices In The Kakuma Refugee Camp Markets

Posted in Business and Development by KANERE on June 30, 2010

The food prices in the Kakuma refugee market and the availability of the required commodities by the consumers at the market have been challenging for the local residents and the refugee communities. (more…)

Insufficient Food Supply Leads to Trade and Bartering

Posted in Business and Development, Health by KANERE on May 12, 2009

Volume 1, Issue 4-5 / March-April 2009

With food supplies already meager, refugees must exchange food items for staples such as charcoal, leaving them hungry.

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Boda-Boda Taxi Fares on the Rise

Posted in Business and Development by KANERE on February 28, 2009

Volume 1, Issue 3 / February 2009

Dust storms, spare parts, and UNHCR head count drive up prices of boda-boda bicycle taxis, posing a dilemma for would-be customers (more…)

Women’s Empowerment, But Only for a Moment

Posted in Business and Development by KANERE on February 28, 2009

Volume 1, Issue 3 / February 2009

 Refugee women created entrepreneurial groups to counter gender inequality and poverty, but now these initiatives are dying due to lack of NGO support (more…)

Enterprising Single Mother Meets Success

Posted in Business and Development by KANERE on February 28, 2009

Volume 1, Issue 3 / February 2009

A single mother runs a popular restaurant in the midst of Kakuma Camp’s busiest market, and encourages other women to do the same (more…)

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