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Robert - Uganda

“These refugees are our neighbours and they're suffering, so I couldn't just sit there and do nothing.

"That's why I decided to volunteer,” says Robert. He works with Uganda Red Cross, near the Uganda and South Sudan border, counselling young refugees who are alone.

“When the soldiers come everyone runs in different directions so there are so many people who have lost their families. The unaccompanied minors arrive here desperate and crying. They want to know where their parents are. We give them counselling and tell them there is a solution for every problem."

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