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The Christian Science Monitor

Dina Kraft

6 February 2019

Tel Aviv, Israel

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A school in Tel Aviv welcomes immigrant and refugee children with open arms, providing language classes, long school days, extracurricular activities, and more. Members of the community volunteer to tutor and lead aft...

Washington Post

Nina Hall

9 December 2018

Marrakesh, Morocco

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The Global Compact for Migration, the first international agreement on migration under the United Nations, affirms the human rights of migrants and refugees and notes the benefits of migration. However, the impact of ...

Culinary Backstreets

Jennifer Hattam

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5 December 2018

Istanbul, Turkey

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For refugees fleeing Syria, a new career path is possible: become a food entrepreneur. A program in Turkey provides Syrians and other refugee groups with basic entrepreneurial skills, as well as access to mentors and ...

Washington Post

Joshua Partlow

26 October 2018

Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico

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14,000 sandwiches and $8,000 worth of one day’s food, that’s how much Mexicans who live in small towns were willing to spend to help Hondurans on the migrant caravan. “We’re supporting them 100 percent.”

Radio Ambulante

Catalina May

2 October 2018

Coihueco, Chile

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In 2016 an influx of Haitian immigrants start migrating to Chile. In Coihueco, a small rural town in Chile, they are met with open arms. Towns people organize to find them shelter, raise funds so they can bring over t...

Al-Fanar Media

Nikolia Apostolou

John Dyer

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21 September 2018

Greece

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In order to combat xenophobic attitudes against refugees in Europe, three friends founded Solomon; a media outlet that “gives voice to non-native populations, countering negative stereotypes about them and helping the...

The Guardian

Ewen MacAskill

7 September 2018

Afghanistan

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A British military officer and his Afghanistan translator created a network of interpreters to help push policy changes in the United Kingdom to allow more translators to move to the country with their families. Out o...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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21 August 2018

Uganda

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After hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees fled to Europe in 2015, wealthy European countries became more invested in fixing a broken immigration system, something which had traditionally fallen on poorer countr...

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Fergus Peace

16 August 2018

Antwerp, Belgium

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CURANT is a co-housing program launched by the city of Antwerp in Belgium, meant to support unaccompanied children who become legal adults. Participants are offered subsidized housing and are co-housed with a buddy, w...

Al-Fanar Media

Tonny Onyulo

9 August 2018

Uganda

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In 2005 refugee youth at the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement, founded the Coburwas school in order to provide students with a better education. Now, it is one of the best performing schools in the camps, ranking in the...

Al-Fanar Media

Austin Davis

12 July 2018

Berlin, Germany

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Tens of thousands of readers read Amal, Berlin!, an “ an Arabic, Farsi and German-language digital newspaper that covers local news in Berlin and Germany.” The newspaper helps refugees navigate a new country in thei...

The Boston Globe

Deirdre Fernandes

7 July 2018

Kenya

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Far from its location in Boston, Southern New Hampshire University is offering refugees at the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya a shot at getting an education. SNHU offers associate's and bachelor’s online degree programs...

Al Jazeera

Lisa Fuller

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18 May 2018

Iranaitheevu, Sri Lanka

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26 years after being displaced from their land, hundreds of Tamil civilians orchestrated a plan that defied the Sri Lankan navy to return to their homeland. “Over 100 community members are now living on the island. Ot...

The Guardian

Clothilde Goujard

2 May 2018

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Looking for a way to make a positive impact on the lives of Syrian refugee children, Bridgette Alepin founded the online radio program Radio Sleepytime. The bilingual program airs songs, stories, and segments geared t...

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Mark Lowen

27 April 2018

Gaziantep, Turkey

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Since the Syrian conflict began, some “3.5 million Syrian refugees have poured into Turkey” causing strife and divisions between the two groups. That’s why the E.U is funding schools that integrate Turkish and Syrian ...

The Guardian

Lucy Lamble

Gabriela Jones

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25 April 2018

Lesbos, Greece

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Ayesha Keller was part of a group of volunteers that went to the Moria Refugee Camp in Lesbos, Greece to help. Since they weren’t part of an NGO, they were not allowed inside the camp, and instead helped thousands of ...

Al-Fanar Media

Veronica Devore

17 April 2018

Zurich, Switzerland

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A pilot program from the University of Zurich allowed 20 refugee students to attend classes for one semester. Although only a trial, students from Syria, Eritrea, Afghanistan and Iran, plus Chechnya, Palestine and Zim...

The Guardian

Lucy Lamble

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4 April 2018

London, England

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A campaign by human rights organization Amnesty International is emphasizing personal stories of hope and understanding instead of encouraging fear and trepidation. So far, the viral campaigns have helped to show the ...

The Guardian

Lorenzo Tondo

19 March 2018

Sutera, Sicily, Italy

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Immigrants are reviving the local economy in Sutera. Before 2014, the Sicilian town was shrinking fast. All but a few hundred people had moved to look for work in bigger cities. Welcoming asylum seekers from Nigeria, ...

Al-Fanar Media

Tonny Onyulo

John Dyer

4 March 2018

Kenya

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Teachers for Teachers, is a US program that is educating untrained teachers in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. Around 550 refugee primary-school teachers have been trained through the program. Refugees form about 85...

Al-Fanar Media

Eric J. Lyman

1 March 2018

United States

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Talent Beyond Boundaries is helping refugees find jobs. The U.S. based aid group “helps displaced people obtain work visas and tries to match companies with workers who can meet specific needs.” TBB also helps people ...

News Deeply

Danny Lee

27 February 2018

Mafraq, Jordan

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To maximize help in humanitarian crisis situations, there is a trend for NGOs to provide cash payments specifically to women. This acts as a stipend beyond traditional humanitarian aid programs. Not only does the cash...

Al-Fanar Media

Nikolia Apostolou

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5 February 2018

Athens, Greece

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Thousands of refugees have settled in Greece, many of them want to continue their education. One program helps them do that, “Education Unites: From Camp to Campus, gives 200 scholarships to refugees so they can atte...

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Allison Griner

18 December 2017

United States

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Writer A.David Lewis wanted to do something to help children in war torn Syria. So, he created a comic. Him and friend formed “the Comics for Youth Refugees Incorporated Collective, which put out its first publication...

The Christian Science Monitor

Taylor Luck

5 December 2017

Za'atari, Jordan

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Solar power projects at 2 UN refugee camps in Jordan are helping to save money and provide job opportunities for residents of the camps. The solar powered camps are also helping the quality of living, allowing residen...

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