Stories

South Sudanese teenager dreams of taking to the skies

Nyahok Reath has her heart set on becoming a pilot and she is determined to complete her education to achieve her ambition.

13 Sep 2017

Eager refugees cram crowded classrooms in Ugandan school

Yangani Primary School in the Bidibidi refugee settlement in northern Uganda has 5,000 students and a staff of just 38.

11 Sep 2017

Gangs drive Hondurans from their homes and land

As street gangs prey on Hondurans, thousands of property owners are forced to leave their homes and land behind.

8 Sep 2017

Former Syrian wrestling champion ready for second round

After establishing a successful training programme in a refugee camp, a star wrestler from Syria is now changing lives in Canada.

4 Sep 2017

'Sea Prayer'

Author Khaled Hosseini commemorates the death of Alan Kurdi, the Syrian boy who drowned in September 2015.

2 Sep 2017

Hundreds of children lose lives on desperate sea journeys

Infants and children are among the 8,500 refugees and migrants who have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean since toddler Alan Kurdi drowned two years ago.

31 Aug 2017

Grateful Colombian refugee opens home to Venezuelans in need

Angelica Lamos was welcomed in Venezuela when she fled armed rebels in Colombia in 2003. Now she is returning the favour.

31 Aug 2017

Freed Iraqi boy settles into new life in Canada

After three years in captivity, 13-year-old Emad is reunited with his mother and siblings in Winnipeg.

30 Aug 2017

Mexican shelter welcomes LGBTI refugees

La 72, run by Franciscan Friar Tomás González Castillo near the Guatemalan border, is the first shelter in Mexico to cater to the needs of LGBTI refugees.

25 Aug 2017