women's empowerment

Computer Literacy & Social Media

In partnership with Xavier Project, YARID's computer training center reconnects refugees to their community and offers classes in computer operating systems, Microsoft Office, mobile technology, and social media (Twitter & Facebook).

Vocational trainings in tailoring and craft making support 

refugee women to learn a new technical skill that will carry them forward into self-sufficiency through selling handcrafted products and tailored clothing in Kampala markets.

Through sports, YARID encourages youth to live a healthy lifestyle by organizing soccer games for physical activity and teaching life skills such as peace building and conflict resolution.

Speaking English is necessary for a urban refugees living in Kampala, Uganda to successfully integrate into society. YARID offers English classes from non-literate to advanced levels. The Bridge to Formal Education project supports primary school children to access formal education by supporting their families to become more self-sufficient.

Our Programs



​Young African Refugees for Integral Development

Sports For development

SERVING URBAN REFUGEES in kampala, uganda, SINCE 2008