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
Contributor: Cydni Gordon
People go through great lengths to secure a better life. Daraah Mou, originally born in Kenya is an example. Her life has been tragedy stricken as she has wandered from country to country to escape hardship.
In a region that’s lacking in sustainable industry and adequate infrastructure,
Contributor: Joe Kelleher
I like discovering that our bike trips can provide the Lost Boys of Sudan a way to make a sustainable living in Sudan. Funds for chicken coops, fishing nets, tools, seed and fertilizer transform Lost Boys from wanderer and temporary status to pioneer farmers with a purpose.