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Ethiopia: Priyanka Chopra visits refugee children in rural Ethiopia01:46

Ethiopia: Priyanka Chopra visits refugee children in rural Ethiopia

Ethiopia, Benishangul-Gumuz
May 24, 2019 at 19:02 GMT -00:00 · Published

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra visited a refugee camp located in Benishangul-Gumuz in Ethiopia on Wednesday. The Bambasi Camp houses around 17,500 people in Ethiopia, mostly Sudanese women and children who have been displaced because of conflict and humanitarian crises.

After visiting a primary school in the refugee camp, Priyanka talked about her experience saying that "It was just so amazing to see how these kids live in extreme extreme poverty and need so much but yet have such a joy and zest for education."

She added that "there is a dire requirement of funding for healthcare for these, for these kids to be able to finish their education and not drop out."

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra visited a refugee camp located in Benishangul-Gumuz in Ethiopia on Wednesday. The Bambasi Camp houses around 17,500 people in Ethiopia, mostly Sudanese women and children who have been displaced because of conflict and humanitarian crises.

After visiting a primary school in the refugee camp, Priyanka talked about her experience saying that "It was just so amazing to see how these kids live in extreme extreme poverty and need so much but yet have such a joy and zest for education."

She added that "there is a dire requirement of funding for healthcare for these, for these kids to be able to finish their education and not drop out."

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