Life Skills for Burundian Refugees, Volume 1, Topic 1: The Role of the Resettlement Agency
This nine-page document in Kirundi and English educates people about the role of the resettlement agency in helping refugees receive services and join their new community. It examines help with housing, furniture, applications, referrals for health care and enrolling children in school, and employment orientation and support. It discusses refugee responsibilities such as paying rent and bills, taking English classes, finding employment, making sure children attend school, and working toward self-sufficiency. It outlines repayment IOM travel loan, change of address form, adjustment of immigration status, and paying taxes. The USCRI's complete Life Skills for Burundian Refugees resource is also available at www.refugees.org.
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.