Cara Delevingne Opens Up About Experience With Refugees in Uganda
Cara Delevingne took a life-changing trip to Uganda earlier this month and she’s now opening up about the experience.
The 24-year-old actress and model headed to Africa with Girl Up and the United Nations Refugee Agency to learn more about the work they are doing.
“Our week-long trip began with visits to refugee entry points in northern Uganda along the border of South Sudan. We actually walked across the same bridges as the 460,000 refugees (an average of 2,000 per day) who have entered Uganda in the last six months alone,” Cara wrote in Marie Claire.
She added, “We talked with UNHCR partners and Ugandan government officials at the border who give refugees a hot meal, medical services, and transport to a settlement where they can begin to rebuild their lives again.”
Cara also went on to discuss the importance of education for the young refugees who often do not have the means to continuing schooling and are forced to drop out and end up marrying extremely young.
Read all that Cara had to say at MarieClaire.com.
Pictured inside: Cara attending the Wheeler premiere alongside Luke Wilson and some of the film’s cast including Ryan Ross, Bill Paxton, Stephen Dorff and Bobby Tomberlin on Monday night (January 30) at Tenants of the Trees in Los Angeles.