'#Cashassistance could potentially expose #refugees through fraud, corruption, discrimination, sexual exploitation& abuse. This risk should not be underestimated, especially when more than 80% of the refugees are women and children, majority with limited education level.'- Zahra https://t.co/55DUckIYCC
'#Cashassistance offers many opportunities: it provides greater choice, support the dignity and empowerment of #Refugees , create multipliers that stenghen local market... However it could potentially expose refugees to risks of abuse of power.' - Zahra, UNHCR Snr Prot Officer.
In July 2018 - @Refugees and @WFP jointly launched a project to identify and mitigate the risk of abuse by private sector service providers in providing monetary assistance to refugees - in view of the importance of cash transfers for assistance to vulnerable populations.
Now @MilleCollines : Panel discussion: "What are the existing measures and what can be done more to mitigate the risks faced by #refugees receiving cash-based assistance in #Rwanda"
Panelists @CentralBankRw @RwEquityBank @Give_Directly and @rswitch https://t.co/EhkYrz0VMk
'How can we mitigate the risks faced by vulnerable populations in cash assistance'
As part of the joint UNHCR-WFP project on mitigating risks in cash assistance @Refugees & @WFP will hold tomorrow a panel discussion @MilleCollines in #Rwanda #Kigali
UNHCR staff in Rwanda observe a minute’s silence for our colleague Musoni Jackson and all the passengers of the Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302 which crashed in Ethiopia yesterday. 'Our deepest sympathies are with Jackson's family and the families of the 157 passengers'. https://t.co/zNSnqsXJto
On this #IWD2019 we salute the brave and resilient refugee women living in #Rwanda (both urban and camp based refugee women) for their ingenuity and courage. Despite the horrific things they had been through, they are working hard to create hopes for the future. #BalanceforBetter https://t.co/7hVXhI3ktK
'Gender equality means that people have rights regardless of gender. In today’s world, men and women contribute equally to the development of countries as well as families. This means that all women are capable of doing the same thing as men.' Aimee, Kiziba refugee camp #IWD2019 https://t.co/gyWdohwq4w
Did you see our latest career opportunities? We are seeking talented, skilled and passionate individuals to work with us in #transport as drivers! To view all UNHCR Rwanda vacancies, go to https://t.co/WQWArAkLBs #WithRefugees #RwOT #Rwanda https://t.co/6zidXZoLQR