I gained pleasant and straightforward personality and earned the respect of refugees and colleagues that made me an effective member of a multicultural team.
I gained significant achievement in this assignment both UNHCR and Refugee community facilitating them particularly asylum seekers seeking for registration and protection at the UNHCR office.
Working with UNHCR Branch Office in Nairobi as an interpreter/translator volunteer for refugees who have been sponsored by the their relatives in abroad and have already been prescreened by the Joint Voluntary Agency (JVA) or other Embassies/High Commissions for resettlement to third country for family reunification then forwarded to UNHCR for verification of refugee status in Kenya.
Somali Bantu Facilitator, Interpreter/Translator,
Arranging refugees’ appointments to the Protection Desk at the UNHCR and identifying immediate needs for the member of the communities and communicating the same to the UNHCR Officer, and also interpreting for the member of the community at the Reception Desk when called upon to do so.