Rescue and protect at risk refugees in Africa.
Where they work
Operational base in Nairobi, staff stationed in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Sudan, and Uganda and short-term missions to Botswana and Namibia.
Provide life-saving assistance to refugees living in the slums of Nairobi, and identify the most vulnerable refugees in urban areas and camps across Africa for resettlement, engage and align governments, the UN and NGOs with the need to increase resettlement globally for at risk refugees.
US$2.3 million for FY12 (Dec-12).
Delivered to date
Refuge Point has referred over 10,000 refugees for resettlement and provided life-saving health and protection interventions for over 3,000. Refuge Point is now actively training and supporting other NGOs across Africa to identify vulnerable refugees for resettlement.
Cost to refer a refugee for resettlement.
Through both direct work and systems-changing influence and advocacy, increase total global resettlement numbers from around 90,000/year to around 200,000 by 2020, while leveraging resettlement as a bargaining chip to improve the living conditions of another half a million refugees who do not have access to resettlement.
Our investment so far
US$550,000 unrestricted grants.