Abdulaziz Dukhan : In His Own Words

Abdulaziz Dukhan : In His Own Words

Ever since I left Syria, I wanted to learn, I wanted to educate myself. I knew education was, and still is, the most important thing when it comes to change our situation. That is why I always dreamed of going to the best university. During our escape from Syria, I finished my last year of high school in Turkey, but I left just before the final exams.

Three years of Donate4Refugees

Three years of Donate4Refugees

In the last year together we have clothed, fed, sheltered, educated, legally supported, translated for, provided phone credit, hygiene items, activities and much much more to touch the lives of thousands of people in need,. By giving grants and emergency funding to an incredible 150 aid projects - 95 in Greece, 47 in France, 5 in the Balkans and 3 here in the UK.

Our World Refugee Day 2019 Message

Our World Refugee Day 2019 Message

Today is WORLD REFUGEE DAY and  1 in every 108 people are displaced. People with power will tell you - loudly and aggressively - that migration is bad. That offering to resettle people is wrong. They’ll say migration threatens security and values. But we say that it’s greed and power that’s driving the wars and persecution that displaces good people. Normal, everyday people refusing to join in the violence. They’re displaced because they HOPE to live in PEACE.

Meet Caia & Claire at Project Play

Meet Caia & Claire at Project Play

We were just really overwhelmed that there wasn’t a service specifically supporting children. You’d ask “this child has this injury, where did they get it from?”, and, although the Women’s Centre did an amazing job trying to support them, when you’re trying to support 200 people in families, it’s just too much. So we basically thought, we’ve got to start something.

Meeting Chrissie & Gerard of SOS Chai

Meeting Chrissie & Gerard of SOS Chai

I had the pleasure of meeting the very wonderful Chrissie and Gerard of SOS Chai who are busy in the Caen/Ouistreham area of northern France. Here they’re working with locals and international volunteers to bring good food, a warm welcome, respect and a lot of care and compassion to the few hundred mostly African kids surviving homeless in the area as unsupported asylum seekers.