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Ockenden International Prizes
We reward successful on-the-ground projects for refugees and displaced people around the world.
Latest winners
COBURWAS-CIYOTA, Uganda, Geutanyoë Foundation, Malaysia, SOYDAVO, autonomous region of Somaliland, and ULYP, Lebanon. Photo from CIYOTA.
About Ockenden Prizes
We recognise the value of outstanding refugee and/or internally displaced people projects, proven to instill self-reliance around the world. Photo from 2019 winner ULYP, Lebanon.
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Small Beginnings
Founders Joyce Pearce, Margaret Dixon and Sue Ryder with some of the 13 displaced children at 'Ockenden' during a two week vacation in August 1955

Submissions invited for four annual prizes worth £25,000 each. Entries close at midnight (GMT) Saturday, November 30, 2019. Winners to be announced by March 31, 2020.

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Our Goals and Purposes

Ockenden International aims to support the rights of all refugees and displaced people – in any location – to a life of dignity and to help them achieve self-reliance and independence.
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We funded computers for a school in Northern India

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