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LuQuLuQu walk supports refugees

Many have been displaced because of conflict and persecution in the East African region and across Africa

In Summary

• Campaign fights perception of the refugee narrative by highlighting their resilience

Participants start the LuQuLuQu campaign walk
Participants start the LuQuLuQu campaign walk
Image: Ezekiel Aming'a

Thousands of Kenyans participated in the second UNHCR Step for Safety annual walk on Sunday.

The event was in support of refugees who have been displaced because of conflict and persecution in the East African region and across Africa. It is an initiative of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency’s LuQuLuQu campaign.

The campaign draws attention to the plight of forcibly displaced people and strives to change the public perception of the refugee narrative by highlighting their resilience.

A man and his child at the finish line
A man and his child at the finish line
Image: Ezekiel Aming'a
A man with his sleeping baby
A man with his sleeping baby
Image: Ezekiel Aming'a
Children participants with parents
Children participants with parents
Image: Ezekiel Aming'a
South Sudan's Maya Aluel and Bith Dudi
South Sudan's Maya Aluel and Bith Dudi
Image: Ezekiel Aming'a
Participants showcase a banner
Participants showcase a banner
Image: Ezekiel Aming'a
Radio Host Pinky Ghelani takes a photo with fans
Radio Host Pinky Ghelani takes a photo with fans
Image: Ezekiel Aming'a