Kenya: counselling services help refugees in Kakuma begin to heal
Washington DC, 6 October 2014 — One of the objectives of the Jesuit Refugee Service programmes in Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya is to improve the psychological well-being of and the reduction of stress-related health problems of refugees at the camp. A grant from the US State Department Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration provides most of the funds for the programme at the camp in northwestern Kenya. Currently, the camp is home to nearly 170,000 refugees, according the United Nations refugee agency.