KAALO AID and DEVELOPMENT is current implementing Legal Assistance and Protection project for refugees and asylum seekers funded by UNHCR. It’s one year project started from January2016 and will end December 2016.
The main purpose of the project is to Enhance protection environment and create conducive environment for the 5,088 refugees and asylum seekers in Puntland, particularly, Garowe, Bossaso,Gardho and Galkayo, who are subjected to unlawful detention, discrimination, unfair trail and gender-based violence.
The project provides the refugees and asylum seekers free legal and counselling services in order to easily access justices, remedies and receive a fair trial.
Also the project capacitates the law enforcement institutions officials including judges, persecutors and police on how to handle refugees and asylum seekers and GBV cases effectively and efficiently.