War has forced millions of families to flee their homes

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Alek Wek meets Sudanese refugee children

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

Alek Wek tells Naomi’s Story

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

Alek Wek’s hope for her country

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

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…

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Barbara Hendricks tells Jennie Tourel’s Story

Barbara Hendricks, classical singer and UNHCR Honorary Lifetime Goodwill Ambassador, shares the story of her mentor, Jennie Tourel.

Jordi Matas, Photographer

The Johannesburg methodist church is not just any church. Yes, it has its routine mass, Sunday morning services and religious images, but above all it has become a shelter for refugees in Johannesburg.

Duniya’s Story, Pakistan

“Every day I go home, I thank God for giving me the opportunity to help others.” But the work can be professionally and personally challenging….

Khaled Hosseini tells Nalene’s Story

American author Khaled Hosseini meets Nalene, a young woman supporting her family working in a beauty salon in the refugee camp…

Thanassis’ Story, Greece

Actor Thanassis Papageorgiou had to grow up to understand the “sacredness” of an old photo showing his parents with his two sisters in front of a big ship…

Dak’s Story, Ethiopia

Dak from Sudan has been forced to flee his country twice; yet he remains patriotic and once the conflict subsides he intends to return…

Sebastian’s Story, Morocco

Sebastian tries to promote diversity in his business to give each individual the same chance he had to grow and flourish into the person they are meant to be.

Faysa’s story

A Somali girl is alone in a big city and can’t wait to see her sister in Europe.

1 family torn apart by war is too many

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