Tag: support refugees

6
Mar

Finding the True Meaning of Happiness in a Refugee Camp

Originally posted on Embrace the Wonder and Kids Unite 4 Hope When I first started volunteering at the Piraeus refugee camp, I never expected that I would be changed so much. I never could have imagined how much of an impact these experiences would have on my life. Each and every day when I was volunteering, I saw acts of

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6
Mar

4 Life Lessons I learned from Refugees

Originally posted on Embrace the Wonder and Thrive Global It was September 2015 when my family and I traveled to Bodrum, Turkey to volunteer at one of the most critical times during the Syrian Refugee crisis. At this point I knew close to nothing about the realities and truths of the seemingly endless war in Syria and the struggles of

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6
Mar

Empowering Girls to Live Up to their Full Potential in a Refugee Camp

Originally posted on Dandelion Moms and Embrace the Wonder In honor of International Women’s Day 2 weeks ago, this post is dedicated to all the Women and Girls who are working hard everyday and are persevering to have equal rights and opportunities. While volunteering in the refugee camp of Piraeus in Athens Greece, I noticed many teenage boys did not

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