Uganda has a complex relationship with the 1.4m refugees that it hosts. People who escaped brutal violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo are incentivised by the Ugandan government to stay in rural refugee camps.


However, many of those who fled left cites in the DRC and don't want a life of substance farming that's offered in the camps. Some head to Kampala, Uganda's capital city to try to establish a life there. But in a city that already has an employment problem for the local population, they face a multitude of obstacles.


While working for the crisis relief charity Street Child, Ed Ram photographed young Congolese people in Kampala and spoke to them about their hopes and the issues they face there.

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