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Alek Wek meets Sudanese refugee children

Supermodel Alek Wek meets refugee children and is reminded how important education is…

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Alek Wek’s hope for her country

Supermodel Alek Wek was comforted by the strong stories of resilience, believing anything is possible…

Alek Wek tells Naomi’s Story

Supermodel Alek Wek meets Naomi, a grandmother who lost three sons in the conflict…

Alek Wek meets Sudanese returnees

Supermodel and former refugeeAlek Wek was inspired by returnees’ determination; there was still so much hope and pride…

Alek Wek’s Story, Model and Designer

Alek Wek fled her country when she was five; the Sudanese supermodel tells her story…

Khaled Hosseini tells his refugee Story

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Khaled Hosseini knows what it’s like to be a refugee. He contributed to the 2013 Refugee Congress and spoke of the value of refugee stories…

Andrew McConnell, Photojournalist

Photojournalist Andrew McConnell meets Minatu Lanadas Suidat, a young journalist who was born in a refugee camp…

Balazs’ Story, Bangladesh

“The most rewarding is the smile of the children we teach, the grateful look of the hungry we feed, the blessing of the sick or elderly we attend to…”

Muhammad Hisyam Abdullah, Volunteer

What touched me the most during the time that I spent with the refugees is their friendliness and eagerness to strive for success, against all odds.

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…

Mubarak’s Story, Sudan

“I am convinced I will expand my business and make it bigger and better, so it is fully equipped with various mobile phones. This is just the beginning!”

Placide’s Story, Central African Republic

Placide looks forward to returning home and continuing his studies, he is excited about the new chapter in his life…

1 family torn apart by war is too many

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