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International Women Day Celebration 2016

admin/ March 8, 2016/ News/

    In March 2016, DAFI students in Sana’a celebrated the IWD by a Youth Coffee Session at Coffee Corner. The session was led by: Najwa Al-Romaim, INTERSOS PM for GBV. Bushra Ishaq, Programme Officer, UN Women. Sana Mohammed, Eritrean refugee community leader.           The debate talked over four main points as follow: Discrimination against Women.

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English Courses for DAFI students

admin/ December 30, 2014/ News/

From October until December, INTERSOS is offering English classes for graduated and semi graduated DAFI students in Aden. The English classes are located at Al-Basateen at the Drop in Centre. The English courses will enhance and develop the oral and written English language skills of DAFI students and to maximise their chances of succeeding in their academic studies or in

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Youth Coffee sessions

admin/ October 23, 2014/ News/

On October 23, 2014, INTERSOS hosted two Youth Coffee Sessions in Aden and Sana’a, to discuss the importance of education. Around 30 people of all ages attended the sessions and enriched it with their experiences and point of view. The session discussed the main reasons that kept the students away from school and the obstacles that the refugees face every

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Football Match

admin/ October 21, 2014/ News/

On October 21, 2014, DAFI student union in Aden had a football match with Al-Basateen team. The match was so heroic to win the cup; the DAFI team won the cup and added a new achievement for its archive. Also, in early October, INTERSOS bought a sport uniforms.

Graduation Ceremony

admin/ August 31, 2014/ News/

On August 31, the Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative (DAFI), and UNHCR‘s partner, INTERSOS organised a graduation celebration for Somali refugee students in Aden. 14 students received secondary school diplomas and post-secondary degrees from the ministries of Education and Higher Education, together with the respective academic institutions. Post-secondary graduates received degrees in Economics, Administration, Accounting, Computers and a diploma

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New Scholarships for DAFI programme

admin/ April 15, 2014/ News/

UNHCR offered Yemen only 8 scholarships. The 8 seats have included variety of disciplines, such as: English, Sociology, Engineering, Medicine, Economic and accounting. It was the first time for DAFI programme since its establishment in Yemen in 1995, to accept students for long term studies. One student in Medicine and other in Engineering has been accepted to study long term

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