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I can’t compare Malaysia to home. There is a saying that is “There is no place like home”...

I can’t compare Malaysia to home. There is a saying that is “There is no place like home”, the things that I used to do, the language that I used to speak, the families, my neighbourhood, I can’t find them here. The friends I had in Somalia, I consider them my family, and I grew up with some of them. You can’t replace such things with another but […]

It is difficult to express all the losses that refugee children can suffer.

During the realm of my social work career I worked in a Refugee camp and one fo my career highlights was meeting and working with one amazing boy with speech disability. Tyrell Good (not his real name) is a 7 year old boy from Democratic Republic of Congo.

Gogo Hukportie's story, Uganda

Gogo Hukportie's story, Uganda

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Muhammad bin Kamarulazizi, Volunteer

… And the best part is that, he will never show that he is having a hard time handling the school affairs, even though I know that getting funds for the school is quite challenging.

Purushottam’s Story, Nepal

The work is challenging, but the smiles on the faces of the children motivate and inspire me to face any challenge and bring happiness to these children…

Sharifi’s Story, India

Sharifi may lack resources but what he lacks in funds he makes up for with sheer determination and drive to create a successful and viable Somali themed restaurant in India.

Jowan’s Story, Greece

I was working as a journalist in Syria. In 2004, although it was very successful, we were forced to go underground due to censorship…

Dejan Cokorilo’s Story, Sweden

I still remember that game. Our team won and we were so incredibly happy. We thought our happiness would last forever. We were wrong…

1 family torn apart by war is too many

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