Born to parents of two different ethnic groups in Burundi, Daniel’s childhood involved discrimination and conflict with others in the community, including his own family. Refusing to join a militia group in an area of high political tension, he was left with only one choice – to flee for his safety. When Daniel visited UWCSEA […]
Syrians continue to be the largest forcibly displaced population in our world. The Syrian civil war started in March, 2011 and it took only 2 years for a million people to be displaced and another million were displaced in only 6 months. This conflict has created the worst humanitarian crisis of our time. Over half of the […]
In this video, members of the Sky School student group and UWCSEA teacher supervisors briefly explain why they work with Sky School.
Below is a slideshow that presents the story of a refugee and the challenges they face.:
My Perspective: The refugee crisis is not just an issue of immigration but an issue of poverty and identity. In fact, refugees deal with these kinds difficulties on a daily basis. Furthermore, the few who manage to gain asylum in a new place are likely to leave families and friends behind who are still dealing […]