Empowering human rights for 500 returnees

by Association Communautaire pour la Promotion et Protection des Droits de l'Homme- ACPDH
Empowering human rights for 500 returnees
Empowering human rights for 500 returnees
Empowering human rights for 500 returnees
Empowering human rights for 500 returnees


Currently UNHCR and Burundi government are receiving many returnees from Tanzania where they fled in 2015 and these are coming without any shelter and food and other materials assistance and ACPDH would like to help reintegrating them in their host communities likely children to be educated,for health best care and other economic and social needs for their families which will help to sustain their reintegration among communities and preventing land conflict between resident and returnees/IDPs.

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There are more 400,000 Burundians refugees who fled the country since the political crisis erupted in 2015 and many of them are in neighbor countries Rwanda,Tanzania,DR Congo and Uganda. Meanwhile, many of them have intention to return and currently the government and UNHCR estimated that more than 130,000 have returned and need assistance by providing them shelters, health care and education access,etc.It is in this way that ACPDH has chosen to support 500 returnees to benefiting such aid.


The project will help to provide school materials to children and allowing them to reintegrate school and will also help returnees to get access to health care services, will help returnees with land claims to get justice and returnees to be economically reintegrated in their host communities.The project will train returnees on their rights and allowing them to be aware on their rights and so that they can be able to make their own claims in front of any threats against them or their neighbors.

Long-Term Impact

The project will help 500 returnees to get their sustainable reintegration by initiating small business activities which will increase their economic level of life, will contribute to reintegrating children to school and allowing these families to get access to health care services by providing to them the CAM- The Health Card and so fully they can access to their health right easily and for long time.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


Project Leader:
Sake Mathieu
Bujumbura, Burundi

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