The Human Story

Refugee Stories (Courtesy: UNHCR)
What do you want to be when you grow up?
Hamsa, 11, wants to go to school to be a doctor, but his school in Homs, Syria was bombed out four months ago, shortly before he arrived in Jordan’s Za’atri refugee camp.
Somali refugee Hali Shukri Ibrahim smiles from behind stacks of study aids at Massawa High School near Umkulu Refugee Camp in the port town of Massawa, Eritrea. The 26-year-old paradoxically found that becoming a refugee gave her what she always had longed for – an education.