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Finding Success Amid Adversity: The Story of Farhad

Finding Success Amid Adversity: The Story of Farhad

In the lush, misty town of Cisarua, Bogor, an extraordinary young man named Farhad has embarked on a journey of resilience and determination that has led him from the heart of conflict in Afghanistan to a promising future in Melbourne, Australia. Farhad was born in...

Young Indonesian among winners of UNHCR’s ‘Youth with Refugees Art Contest’

Young Indonesian among winners of UNHCR’s ‘Youth with Refugees Art Contest’

The winners of UNHCR’s first-ever Youth with Refugees Art Contest was announced on 22 July 2020. One of the five winners in Cartoon Category is Kayla Abigail Salim (23) from Surabaya, Indonesia who submitted an artwork that reflects how each and every person, including refugees, can play a role in fighting against the Covid-19.

Refugees, Indonesians get ready into business

Refugees, Indonesians get ready into business

UNHCR congratulates dozens of young refugees and Indonesians who recently completed an entrepreneurship training, which empowers and improve their self-reliance and livelihood skills.

Refugee teacher empowers youth in Indonesia

Refugee teacher empowers youth in Indonesia

Despite challenges, Afghan refugee Ali Khan refuses to give up his passion for teaching children. In the past months, he has been teaching web programming and web designing to refugee youth in Pekanbaru, Riau. Now, all of his students are able to design their own websites.