TRS Newsletters for the Eritrean, Somali and Nigerian diaspora
Building upon TRS' peer to peer approach, local celebrities and influential members of the communities are sharing important messages about COVID-19 and dispelling misinformation and disinformation.
In the time for COVID-19, we celebrate and applaud the roles that refugees and displaced persons play in order to bring change at a time when everyone needs help and every action counts.
The network of refugee community based structures in Shagarab camps, made up of community volunteers and other community groups, are fully engaged in spreading COVID-19 prevention messages.
In Kabribeyah camp in Jijiga, Ethiopia, Telling the Real Story refugee volunteers and Hiil-Shacab Refugee Volunteer are playing an important role in raising awareness about the coronavirus.
For two refugee students in Jijiga, Ethiopia, a scholarship opportunity is about to change their lives. Against all odds, and with the support of their families and communities, they have an opportunity to embark on a new journey that will transform their lives and their community.
UNHCR has established a Helpline to keep providing services to refugees.
Nigerian award winning filmmaker and actress, Judith Audu, has been nominated as a UNHCR High Profile Supporter who will additionally be engaged in the Telling the Real Story project.
Telling the Real Story met with the Somali diaspora in Stockholm, Sweden in November 2019. The Somali diaspora continues to play a major role in decision-making and acts as both guide and instructor for many migrants and refugees.
In February 2020, TRS carried out awareness raising activities in 10 schools in Edo State, Nigeria.
Tell the Real Story (TRS) organized a dissemination meeting in Benin City, Nigeria bringing together key partners engaged in anti-trafficking and the media.
Telling the Real Story was in Egypt to participate in the third edition of El Gouna Film Festival where the project discussed the campaign's use of refugee testimonials as a strategy to create dialogue within communities.