FORGE Program

FORGE Program

FORGE is a United States based nonprofit organization that works with displaced communities in Africa. FORGE was founded by Stanford University graduate Kjerstin Erickson at the age of 20 in 2003. Since its founding, FORGE has implemented over sixty community development projects that have served more than 70,000 refugees in four refugee camps in Zambia and Botswana. An official Operating Partner of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), FORGE works in Zambia, hand-in-hand with refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Rwanda, Burundi and Sudan.

Read more about FORGE Program:  FORGE’s Mission, Collaborative Project Planning Process (CPPP), FORGE’s Development and Future

Other articles related to "forge program, forge":

FORGE Program - FORGE’s Development and Future
... Since its establishment, FORGE has worked in four refugee camps in Botswana and Zambia in central Africa ... the refugee camp in Botswana was beginning to decrease in size and the refugees were repatriating, FORGE started to retreat from the area and focus its ... FORGE has been working closely with the refugees in three refugee camps in Zambia Meheba, Kala and Mwange ...

Famous quotes containing the words program and/or forge:

    Mormon colonization south of this point in early times was characterized as “going over the Rim,” and in colloquial usage the same phrase came to connote violent death.
    State of Utah, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    We forge gradually our greatest instrument for understanding the world—introspection. We discover that humanity may resemble us very considerably—that the best way of knowing the inwardness of our neighbors is to know ourselves.
    Walter Lippmann (1889–1974)