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The Love in Deep Adaptation – Forming Community. With Martin Abumba

August 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+0

What does it mean to be engaging in “community-building,” online and offline?
What are the challenges we face as we do so? What are some strategies that work?

To explore these topics, among others, Wendy and Dorian are convening a new series of live interviews and discussions – The Love in Deep Adaptation – Forming Community.

Watch previous call recordings here.

This time, we will interview community organiser Martin Abumba, who lives in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya.

How to deeply adapt, flourish, and carry out regenerative social and ecological projects as a refugee?

Martin, who is originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is the founder of the local grassroots organisation Bidii Yetu (“Our Diligence”). Since 2019, this initiative has been bringing together young refugees from Kakuma Refugee Camp – one of the largest camps in the world – in order to build hope among the refugee community, to influence and participate in decision-making, and improve vulnerable refugees’ living conditions.

Bidii Yetu runs four main programs at the Kakuma refugee camp:

  1. Supporting young people’s education
  2. Including people with disabilities in social actions and giving them more visibility
  3. Working with women and the wider community on permaculture and agroecology
  4. Environmental protection and public hygiene

Read more about this project and how to support it here.
Find out more about Bidii Yetu on their Facebook page.

In this discussion, we will ask Martin to tell us more about the projects his organisation is carrying out, the challenges he and his community face within this difficult context, and about the forms of support or alliances that might be most helpful to them.

Event time: August 15, from 4 to 5pm UTC (see your local time here)
How to join: Please register using this form.

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