MORIA’S UNACCOMPANIED MINORS WEILD THE POWER OF A PENCIL

By Alison Waldman November 2020 “I think I’ll need to change my name if I ever get to the US. It may frighten people,” was the first thing fourteen-year-old Jihad said to me. As an unaccompanied minor, his name was his only remaining connection to his parents and former life in Syria, both of which […]

The Azadi Project was awarded as an unsung hero 2020 by the Atlantic Council at the Distinguished Leadership Awards. Azadi was one of the six unsung heroes recognized at the prestigious awards for its relentless work in helping refugees during the pandemic.  #leavenoonebehind #azadi #withrefugees

SURVIVING GENOCIDE – Saputara story

Saputara, is a 19 year old woman currently living in the Kalindi Kunj camp in New Delhi, India. I spoke with her on the telephone via her husband Halal, a 23 year old Rohingya man whom she met at the camp. They have two children together. The only word we could directly exchange,sans translation,was Namaste, […]