#EveryID has a Story: Young Refugee Realizes her potential with the help of an ID

The World Bank’s Identification for Development (ID4D) initiative is documenting—through the #EveryID has a story campaign—how official IDs have a transformative effect on people’s lives. As part of a broader effort to register people living in the country, the Ugandan government began an identification program for citizens as well as for refugees. In recent years, the country has absorbed over 1.3 million refugees from the region, with more than 120,000 living in Nakivaale alone. Here, Fardowsa, a young refugee, acquired a refugee card when she turned 18, a development that has changed the direction of her future. Now, with the legal identification given by the refugee card, she has access to work, education, and even a SIM card.

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Submitted 12:18 am, September 14, 2018

Refugee is one of the serious threat to all nations. As in this 21st Century, most of the country are having a civil war as the case of Afghanistan, Syria, Egypt, Libya and so many in African and middle east. Though its about the political reform but due to their intentions, most of the people whether they are rich, poor got affected and have to ran from their home to survive and became refugees. For them, the UN bodies, WBG and other line agencies should provide a place to make them grow their future. Humanity is the first word we must believe from our heart and have to start saving those lives who are got affected directly and became refugees. They have their families, they have their dreams, but one explosion, one decision changed their life permanently. We have to encourage them and we have to make one such ID which would help them to grow and think for the better world.


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Submitted 11:11 am, April 3, 2018

One of the good step taken by World Bank. She is getting effective benefits using that ID.

Jesús Manuel

Submitted 4:40 pm, March 28, 2018


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