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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.

185000+
Total Population
70000+
Working Population
5+
Professionals
15+
Finished Projects
The Story of Kakuma

1987

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

1990

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

1987-92

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.

1992

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

1992

They were known as the Lost Boys of Sudan.
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