FROM CONFLICT TO PEACE: DEVELOPMENT THROUGH PEOPLE
WINDLE INTL KENYA
Click on the image above to connect to Windle Intl Kenya which also oversees the work of Windle in Somalia
WINDLE INTL UGANDA
Click on the image above to connect to Windle Intl Uganda which also oversees the work of Windle in Rwanda
WINDLE TRUST INTL
Click on the image above to connect to Windle Trust International UK, which also oversees the work of Windle in South Sudan and Sudan
Each Windle Intl comes together to shape the overall strategy through the Council, we work together with refugees and conflict-affected communities:
• to develop leadership and professional skills
• to provide educational opportunity to those who lack it
• to promote equity in access to education
• to improve the quality of education
Windle has a long term commitment to the communities we serve. We accompany refugees as they rebuild their lives and equip themselves to establish a peaceful future for their countries.
Windle International as a whole has provided educational support and scholarships to refugees from countries such as Burundi, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Congo, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somaliland. Windle International is comprised of offices and national Windles in the following countries:
Windle Intl Uganda works throughout the refugee settlements in Uganda and is the main implementing partner for UNHCR. WIU also supports IDPs and conflict-affected communities in Northern Uganda
Windle Intl Kenya works primarily in the refugee camps of Dadaab and Kakuma with populations of over 600,000 people. WIK also supports the host nation by offering access to education to surrounding vulnerable communities such as for the Turkana, Fafi and Lagdera.
Windle Trust Intl UK runs the Masters Scholarship programme in Universities across the breadth of the UK. WTI UK is also responsible, at present, for the Windle programmes in South Sudan and Sudan as both these Windle offices have not yet become independent Trusts with their own local Board and national governance.
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Dr. Marangu Njogu
An innovative approach to addressing overcrowding in schools that has been championed by Windle is to be shared with high-level delegates from around the world at the UN headquarters in Geneva later this month. The Promising Practices in Refugee Education initiative shares 18 case studies of best practice and Windle International Kenya’s ‘Two Schools in Read more about Kenya: Windle innovation to be shared at first ever Global Refugee Forum in Geneva[…]
Windle International Uganda (WIU) has been named Best International Education Humanitarian NGO of the year at the Visionaries of Uganda Awards, announced in Kampala last night, Thursday 28 November 2019. A panel of judges awarded special recognition to WIU at the top national awards ceremony, which was presided over by Vice-President of Uganda, H.E. Edward Read more about Windle International Uganda named best in country at top national awards[…]
We’re delighted to say that we’re taking part in this year’s Big Give Christmas Challenge – which means that any donations we receive for seven days from 12pm on Tuesday 3rd December (#GivingTuesday) will be doubled! What is the Big Give Christmas Challenge? It’s a campaign that allows participating charities to double all the online Read more about Double your donations this December![…]
A wonderful article from York University who recently honoured Executive Director of Windle International, Marangu Njogu with a doctorate.
Education frees the mind, says honorary degree recipient Marangu Njogu
June 24, 2019
Read more AboutMarangu Njogu receives honourary doctorate from York University
Thank you to all the wonderful Windle supporters who helped us reach and then exceed our target of £48,000! This was a wonderful opportunity to make a difference and Windle thanks all those who gave, participated, forwarded, encouraged, partnered, pledged, discussed and otherwise supported the Big Give Challenge 2019 – a great success which allows Read more about Big Give Challenge – the Results![…]
Windle works in South Sudan, the world’s newest country to support education for conflict-affected people. Below an article from the WTI and South Sudan office:
South Sudan is the world’s newest country, but it has inherited an education system that is in desperate need of renewal and reform.
Windle was honoured by featuring twice in the “Promising Practices in Refugee Education” conference which took place in Canada in September 2017. To read more about the Two in One Schools then click the following link: https://www.promisingpractices.online/windle-trust-kenya
The tragedy of lives lost by refugees desperately trying to cross treacherous waters and other dangerous elements in search of a better future is well-known.
What if a better future could be provided from within a refugee camp?