Refugee students from Southern Africa

report of a workshop on the training and utilization of refugee students from southern Africa sponsored by the African-American Institute and Syracuse University at Lubin House, New York City, April 18-19, 1967 by Jane W. Jacqz

Publisher: African-American Institute in New York

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Edition Notes

Statementby Jane W. Jacqz.
ContributionsAfrican-American Institute., Syracuse University.
LC ClassificationsLA203 .J26
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 41 p. ;
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4757386M
LC Control Number78103726

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Chrystina holds a PhD in Urban. But as a refugee in Uganda’s Rwamwanja settlement, she was among students who graduated last month from a secondary school run by Finland's largest charity, Finn Church Aid.

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