Sharjah honours Kenyan humanitarian outfit, RefuSHE, for pioneering contributions in child and girl-focused refugee development

Sharjah honours Kenyan humanitarian outfit, RefuSHE, for pioneering contributions in child and girl-focused refugee development

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates : RefuSHE, a Nairobi-based humanitarian agency founded in 2008 to address the significant, unmet needs for child and girl-focused refugee services in Kenya, was conferred with the 2021 Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA) at a virtual ceremony. The $136,000 award, now in its fifth edition, is given annually by The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a UAE-based global humanitarian organization dedicated to helping refugees and people in need worldwide, in collaboration with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). With the COVID-19 pandemic…