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Change happening in Haiti

Post a Comment » Written on December 22nd, 2014     
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Fond-des-Blancs is a rural town in Haiti that has been agonized by a lack of care and education, unemployment, and natural disasters.  Several years ago, CWR was able to partner with the Haiti Christian Development Fund and through them help

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Samira, Alia, and Layla’s Story: Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Post a Comment » Written on December 17th, 2014     
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Week 6 Samira, Alia, and LaylaFACT:

The refugee camp in Lebanon is very crowded. Yet more people come every day, fleeing from the war and violence in their homeland of Syria. It’s nothing like the homes and apartments people are used to. There is food

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Gatwech and Nyayual’s Story: South Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia

Post a Comment » Written on December 10th, 2014     
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Week 5 Gatwech and NyayualFACT:

Tierkitde, a camp in Ethiopia, hosts more than 37,000 South Sudanese refugees who came from the Upper Nile and Jonglei states of South Sudan. These refugees are mainly from the Nuer, Dinka, Shiluk, and Murlee tribes. The fighting has

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Soman Naik’s Story: An Indian Refugee

Post a Comment » Written on December 5th, 2014     
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Week 4 Soman NaikFACT:

In India some tribal people were relocated forcibly because of religious persecution. These people are mistreated because they are different. Those with disabilities face an even greater challenge when they are displaced.

STORY:

Soman Naik is a five-year-old boy.

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Mohammed’s Story–A Burmese Refugee

Post a Comment » Written on November 26th, 2014     
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Week 3 MohammedFACT:
While families are living as refugees, there is limited access to health and medical care, including basic cleanliness like a place to wash their hands. Lack of food and disease are common. Many children do not have access to

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