I Just Want to Be Free
I had no rights, no freedom to choose my path.
The Journey: What We Carry
I pray most of all for my children who are still in Afghanistan and Iran.
"I only want to be treated like a human being. I just want to be free and to live in peace and safety..."
Belonging: A Math Teacher and a Mother
I have missed three years of their lives. I will never get them back.
Amina is one of countless indomitable refugee mothers in the world
Sunset Run For Refugees, D.C.
Refugees and advocates ran or walked from George Washington University to Lincoln Memorial (approximately 2 miles) as part of an annual event in celebration of World Refugee Day. An Afghan family from Kabul seeking refuge in Frankfurt, Germany, would have to walk almost 4300 miles. That distance is the equivalent of walking from Boston, Massachusettes to San Diego, California, then up the West Coast past Seattle, Washington to the Canadian border.
I Organized a Refugee Support Group
In the end you will be judged by the fullness of your heart.
She Established a Library for Refugees
I’m thankful to be a small part of this.
We Give Bikes to Refugees
“We’re your friends, so let’s break down the walls”
The Art Creates Support for Families and Children
When I dropped oﬀ my first carload … I asked, “May I stay and help?”
I Have Missed Three Years of Their Lives
My husband told me to go to Germany with our youngest son because I am a math teacher and can speak English, and because I am strong.
Arrival: I Must be Strong for Her
"I like being in school again..."
Arrival: The Government Has Rejected My Asylum Request
If they send me back to Afghanistan or any other country, what will I do?
I Only Want to be Treated Like a Human Being
I just want to be free and to live in peace and safety.
Belonging: I Work Hard so I Can Succeed Here
I want my family to stay together here where we can be safe.
Arrival: We Defied the Taliban
I love to play soccer. I love to work and cook.
Nine Months Pregnant, I Boarded a Plane
My husband is raising our three daughters and our son in a camp in Greece without me.
My Father Was a Member of the Taliban
Because I am almost fourteen and the oldest son, I am responsible for our family.
Countries of Origin