Book Review: The Cat Man of Aleppo
The true story of how one Syrian man cares for the stray cats in his war-torn city, showing the difference one individual can make.
Book Review: Everything Sad is Untrue
A true story written by Daniel Nayeri who left Iran at the age of 8 and resettled in Oklahoma. The way Daniel is treated will remind readers of the value of kindness and will make them think before they judge another for being different.
Book Review: We're Different, We're the Same
In a Sesame Street simplistic style, We're Different, We're the Same shows how we can have things about us that are different and yet have things in common.
Book Review: Love Around the World, Family and Friendship Across the Globe
Each country's different tradition is a delightful way to show that love can be shown in a variety of ways.
Book Review: Strictly No Elephants
How does it feel not to be included? Stricly No Elephants empowers children to think about how to make the best of an unpleasant experience to bring about change.
Sharing Connections through Books
Lubna and Pebble
Sharing books together is one of the quickest and most effective ways to connect with one another. By sharing in great books about refugees, our hope is that you and your children will feel a connection with their experiences and recognize that we are all more similar than we realize.
Education is Everything
"Refugee families have had a very difficult time sending their children back to school because they cannot afford the school fees at the private schools their children have to attend..."
Born with a cleft palate: The hospital giving hope to Rohingya children in Bangladesh
HOPE Field Hospital for Women changes the lives of Rohingya children in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, by providing free surgery to repair cleft lips and palates - an orofacial cleft that causes problems feeding, hearing and speaking, as well as social stigma and rejection.
The 'lost' generation of Rohingya children
Christophe Mortier, our Director of Photography and Portraitist of France 2017, has created a series of portraits of Rohingya children we met on the ground during our refugee story gathering trip to Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - the largest refugee settlement in the world where more than half of the residents are children.
Their Story is Our Story (TSOS) visits HOPE Field Hospital for Women where aspiring midwives train to combat maternal mortality
Their Story is Our Story (TSOS) has come to HOPE Field Hospital for Women, the first 24/7 Bangladeshi-run field hospital operating in Cox's Bazar refugee settlement. Our host HumaniTerra provides training for aspiring local Bangladeshi midwifes at the hospital to not only to empower the locals in an often tense and fraught dynamic, but also to massively reduce the maternal mortality rate.