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Vocational training to prepare refugees for Return (VTRR) Phase 2

This project, implemented in Ban Mai Nai Soi and Ban Mae Surin refugee camps, in Mae Hong Son province, by the Thai-Myanmar border for a two-year period, aims to provide higher level vocational training (VT) to 750 refugees in preparation for return. ACTED will build on partnerships with VT Colleges in Myanmar and Thailand to develop integrated VT curricula, and to ensure cross-border certification. Additionally, collaboration with livelihood stakeholders aims to realize a border-wide exit strategy in anticipation of assisted voluntary repatriation. The action thereby continues provision of basic services to refugees, while building self-reliance and employability skills for the promotion of inclusive and sustainable growth.