Thon was born in, Jonglei State, South Sudan. Having fled Sudan as a child, he taught pre-schoolers and worked as a Counselor for Jesuit Refugee Service and Lutheran World Federation in a Kenyan Refugee Camp. He was resettled in the United States in December, 2000 by Lutheran Immigration Refugee Service (LIRS) and thrived in a […]
This silly baby, this sticky, sweaty, sick human humming and sucking on her fingers is the most beautiful thing I have ever seen.
It is as if I can hear this 1-year-old child’s thoughts: “I was named after a ‘Mzungu‘, a white person? This is Aimee?” When she sees my white skin, she presses her fat face into her mother’s breasts and shakes her head. She hides and waits. But I do not go away.
"Now I remember again our house burned and destroyed, And the corpse laid on the ground, And planes flying over our houses, And they bombed civilians and innocent people...Our pains our too many, our wounds are too deep."
Ronida, a Syrian refugee, wrote poems to share with Khaled Hosseini, a fellow writer.
Afghan-born American author Khaled Hosseini is moved by families desperate to provide for themselves and not to be reliant…
"Samira is a 28-year old mother of 4 children. She lives in an area for displaced people in Syria. She became a widow and single mother after her husband was killed during the conflict. She and her children had to flee their village at a point when she was five months pregnant."
Read Samira’s Story
For a long time I had a dream of visiting western countries, the dream to go further to cover graduation from respective university in the west?
For a long time I had a dream of visiting western countries, the dream to go further to cover graduation from respective university in the west? My dreams get bigger when I discovered that all my colleagues in the primary school had same dreams. I started study hard believing that will happen one day and […]