Aloyo Stella Oryang is a refugee teacher and a member of UNATU, the EI member organisation in Uganda. Born in South Sudan, she lived through a decade of conflict before coming to Uganda as a refugee in 1994 at the age of 13.
She holds a diploma in primary education and is pursuing a further degree in education. She currently works with Windle International Uganda as a teacher in the Palabek Refugee Settlement in the Lamwo district of Uganda.
Written by Aloyo Stella Oryang
Working as a teacher in an emergency situation is challenging but it can also be very rewarding. The opportunity to be a positive influence on my students, watching a student learn, grow and become a good person, knowing that I can be part of this process gives me a wonderful...Overwhelmed, undervalued, and underpaid: Governments must act to support teachers in contexts of displacement