This a network of African Universities dedicated to offering diplomas with strong employability potential to refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) on the continent.
AHEEN came together to respond to the need for an African solution that contributes to inclusion of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the continent’s higher education systems.
AHEEN works within the framework of the World Humanitarian Summit’s Grand Bargain commitments to shifting power and funding to local actors with the goal of creating sustainable and culturally appropriate higher education options that emphasize local knowledge production, support community-building in fragility, and develop refugee economies through diplomas with strong employability potential in the very contexts in which students live and learn.
The network seeks to achieve the following outcomes:
WERK is a member of the network.