Why Stories?

“Sharing my story brings healing.”
– Bashar

TSOS shares stories because telling and listening to stories changes lives. Please donate to our 2020 "Why Stories?" campaign and be a part of bringing refugee stories to light.


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Ali Standing


Shikali’s solution has been to reach out to and carry the weight of others

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Leonard 2

Leonard Bagalwa

Leonard now calls himself, “the most successful refugee in the world.”

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Amina Children 2


Amina is one of countless indomitable refugee mothers in the world

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Kamaria Reunion

From a Three Year Separation to a Joyful Family Reunion

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Women of the World

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This is What They Did to Me

The people of Europe, they that think that we just came here to look for money. No!

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