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Why We Exist

We exist to address challenges presented from the lack of access to education and the economy for refugee youth.

Access barriers

Universal access to basic services such as healthcare and education is scarce for refugees and asylum seekers in Malaysia.

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Education Inequality

Malaysia has increased universal primary education in recent years. For refugee kids, over 30% of the community, formal education opportunities are denied.

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Children’s Rights

Malaysia is a party to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) but is yet to enforce laws to protect refugee and stateless children.

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Our vision

A world in which every individual has the right to quality education and job opportunities to participate in and contribute to all facets of life.

We envision expanding our scope of resources and goals to make sure every person goes to school, gets the training and is granted access to any industry they seek a career in.

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Our mission

Fugee is a non-profit which champions equality and access by and with refugees where each person has the right to build a meaningful life. We do this through advocacy, and education and entrepreneurship programmes.

Sustainable Development Goals | Malaysia

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a call for action by all countries—poor, rich and middle-income—to promote peace and harmony. Fugee actively progresses with 3 core targets by 2030:

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