Read Our Special Feature: Voices from Afghanistan

"We Always Kept One Bullet for Suicide"

In order to save our family, we were obliged to leave our country.

Mahommad

Mahommad is five-years-old and just moved here.

Tiba

Tiba exudes joy.

Sakina

Sakina’s favorite thing about being in America is that it is safe and she gets to go to school.

Mohaned & Zainab (3/3)

In September 2016, Mohaned & Zainab arrived in Binghamton, Alabama with nothing.

Mohaned & Zainab (2/3)

In Iraq, Zainab was a stay-at-home mom and Mohaned was a taxi driver.

Amal

"My family lives in western Iraq under the control of ISIS so whenever I see something in the news that has happened in Syria, I feel like my family is affected."
© 2021 Their Story is Our Story Privacy Policy
Their Story is Our Story is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization under the United States Internal Revenue Code. All donations are tax-deductible. Our tax identification number is 812983626.