The iamtheCODE Podcast

Refugee is Not Written on My Back

Episode 2

During the COVID 19 period – Award-Winning Senegalese technologist, climate activist and founder of iamtheCODE, Lady Mariéme Jamme introduced the second episode of the iamtheCODE Podcast featuring the amazing Kakuma Refugee girls.

The Kakuma Refugee girls share their stories and their dreams in the episode, they mention that “Being a refugee is not written on their back”.

The girls are refugees from South Sudan and Kinshasa. They have had it very tough, however, they never cease to show resilience and optimism. This podcast is a great way to uplift your emotions during this Coronavirus lockdown.

The Kakuma camp and Kalobeyei Integrated Settlement had a population of 196,050 registered refugees and asylum-seekers at the end of March 2020. This is a group of extraordinary girls.

DISCLAIMER: The views expressed during this interview are the guests personal opinion.

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