There are more refugees and asylum seekers in East Africa than Europe combined, the majority of which are Africans fleeing conflict from neighbouring countries. Mobile technology has become a vital tool for many refugees as they leave their homes in search of safety and a better life.


Select the images above to explore how refugees from Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya and Nakivale refugee settlement in Uganda use mobile technology and the internet to support migration, and to what extent current tech solutions meet their needs.