“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me: ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” –Mr. Rogers
Yes, the world’s refugee situation is dire. And with over 60 million displaced people in the
Many African villages share a commonality in that everyday life depending on the time of year is heavily focused on agriculture. Like many places in the world, villages cycle through four seasons; in Nuer (Sudanese language) we refer to them as Joom (Winter), Maai (Spring), Rel (Summer), and Toot (Fall).
If you’re just joining us, read the first post in our blog series, “War Refugees and Education”. In this edition, we will be taking a more in-depth look into the root causes that prevent refugee students from attending school. In subsequent posts, we will examine countries that provide case studies
Welcome to the last post in our “Refugee Education: Students Without Borders” blog series. If you missed the first two, or want a refresher, click War Refugees and Education and Barriers to Refugee Education. To complete your education on refugee education (!), we’re going to zero in on three countries: Lebanon,
At this year’s Nexus Summit, 734 Coffee (a product of Humanity Helping Sudan Project) served 630 cups of coffee to our Nexus family and friends at the NYU New School building. At a place like Nexus, among the most driven and determined people, the story of refugees was amplified. We
The Lost Boys of Sudan represent a group of refugees with a unique story of struggle and survival. Despite being torn from their families by civil war as young boys, forced to survive with only each other to rely on, they have had to overcome unimaginable hardship and misfortune. The
At HHSP, it is our mission and personal responsibility as a non-profit organization to work with our community and to inform others on the growing refugee crisis we currently face. We understand and respect the simple fact that our work would not be done without the support of our peers
Голодомор, or the Holodomor, translates to hunger death. In 1932-1933, massive famine known as the Holodomor swept across Ukraine (at the time the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic). No famine of natural causes, the Holodomor resulted directly from Stalinist policies created to force the rebellious Ukrainian population into submission on a
My earliest memories are of war, dead bodies and my uncle trying to save my life. At age 3, I became a refugee of the Sudanese civil war and one among 20,000 “Lost Boys of Sudan.” I was orphaned because my father was one of the 2.5 million people who
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Each morning more and more Americans are waking up to the unique scent and unparalleled taste of 734 Coffee. 734 Coffee is the latest effort from Humanity Helping Sudan Project to raise awareness of the refugee crisis around the world. The