Through hours of rolling hills, the white nile and abundant wildlife, the road from Entebbe, through Kampala en route to Northern Uganda is stunning.
After driving over the mighty White Nile river, the landscaped changed to a familiar state; red earth, tukuls and hundreds of South Sudanese are suddenly part of the landscape.
This is one of the most harrowing and special parts of the UNHCR settlement. Hundreds of children without parents play together in one huge area. Immediately it’s apparent - they’re missing those parental figures in their lives; they want to be played with, smiled at, laughed with. It was incredibly moving.
Treana Peake, doing what she does best - giving her respects to all the children around her.
These are an assortment of toys the children had made themselves - by hand to play with out of mud. They leave them in the sun to harden, and in a communal area where any of the children can share them.
After noticing they were pulling at my shirt, my hair and my skin, I put my hand out.
UNHCR Ambassador and former refugee Ger Duany watching from the fence around a water well.
Obakki Foundation Founder Treana Peake speaking with students about ongoing struggles in the resettlement. With her, she brought pieces of paper and coloured paint and told the students to express the way they were feeling about being educated in the resettlement camp. They drew their ruminations on paper, shown below.