Kakuma Refugee Camp is the 4th largest in the World
Kakuma refugee camp was established in 1992 following the arrival of the “Lost Boys of Sudan”.


The first refugees to settle there were fleeing the Sudanese civil war that raged between 1983 and 2005.


The camp has since grown to host refugees from all over the continent. This includes Somalia, Ethiopia, Burundi, and also Uganda, Rwanda, and more. Today, most of the refugees living in Kakuma are either from South Sudan or Somalia.

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We are putting every resource at our disposal to making StepUp.One delivers results. This is the last mile. We can give them food, shelter, education, and health but with StepUp.One, we can give them Hope.

Sukru Cansizoglu

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Seda Kuzucu

UNHCR Head Of Protection

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A Group Leader manages a team of 1 to 10 Team Leaders with up to 100 team members working under their leadership

Refugee Graduates Team Leaders

A Team Leader manages a team of 1 to 10 Team Members with up to 10 team members working under their leadership

The Story of Kakuma


Civil war drove an estimated 20,000 young boys from south Sudan


Most just six or seven years old, they fled to Ethiopia to escape death


Wandering in and out of war zones, these "Lost Boys" spent the next four years in dire conditions. Thousands of boys lost their lives to hunger, dehydration, and exhaustion. Some were attacked and killed by wild animals; others drowned crossing rivers and many were caught in the crossfire of fighting forces.


They walked more than a thousand miles, half of them dying before reaching Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya


They were known as the Lost Boys of Sudan.
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