World Refugee Day Celebration in Musasa

The Musasa refugee camp in Burundi celebrated World Refugee Day on June 20. This has become an important day every year for not only refugees but also partners who work for the assistance and protection of those rendered vulnerable by wars and conflicts in their home countries.

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"The Day of the African Child" Celebration with Ideas Box in Musasa Camp

In commemoration of the Day of the African Child, refugee camps in Burundi had a celebration put on by the Ideas Box.

The Musasa camp in Burundi celebrated the Day of the African Child on June 16. The Kinama camp (another refugee camp in the town of Gasorwe in the Muyinga province) also had a celebration organized by the Box Ideas facilitators in collaboration with the Department of Child Protection of the International Rescue Committee (IRC).

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The Testimonies of Ideas Box Facilitators in Burundi

Equipe Ideas Box au camp de Musasa

Since arriving in early 2014 to the Musasa refugee camp in Burundi, the Ideas Box has turned around the lives of refugee populations residing in the camp. Ideas Box facilitators are at the center of this change by helping refugees learn how to handle the equipment available to them and to discover all the contents of the library. These facilitators have shared their experiences with the Ideas Box.

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Ideas Box Exhibition in Geneva

On June 17, Libraries Without Borders (LWB) introduced for the first time in Europe the Ideas Box, a unique solution for access to culture, education, and information for refugee and vulnerable populations. The ceremony was organized by the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and took place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

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