15 Minutes on COVID-19 in Vulnerable Communities

On this episode of 15 Minutes to Change the World, we speak with Najeeba Wazefadost and Bárbara Romero, two of the five co-founders of Global Independent Refugee Women Leaders (GIRWL). They share their personal stories as refugees and insights on how COVID-19 is affecting refugee communities and internally displaced persons around the world.

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Kindness and humanity, horror and sorrow: Supporting refugees in Uganda

By Thomas Markert, a German engineer who visited CARE’s programs in Uganda During the past few weeks, I visited CARE’s programs in Uganda. I have spent many hours talking to refugees who have fled the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). They have told me stories of how they had to leave their homes with nothing…

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Syria’s Refugees: Not Europe’s Problem

By Jessie Thomson, senior director of CARE Canada’s humanitarian assistance and emergency team A toddler. Three years old. Little shoes, red shirt, face down in the sand. Waves of an unforgiving sea that has claimed thousands this year alone. With this startling image, the international media gave a face to a refugee crisis. He is…

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