A Refugee Story

When Meg Karki was 3 years old, his family fled their home country of Bhutan and spent the next 19 years in a refugee camp in Nepal.  There, Meg went to school, studied and grew up.  They lived among 1400 hundred families in a bamboo thatched hut provided by a refugee agency.  He said life... Continue Reading →

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Donors come from a multitude of ages and a breadth of experiences

AFYA's mission to rescue and recover surplus medical supplies and equipment is a greening solution in the US that saves lives abroad.  AFYA finds donors from a multitude of places: a grieving family who wants to donate the unused medical supplies that were needed for a loved one, a doctor's office that is downsizing or merging,... Continue Reading →

Help for our youngest survivors

Children are especially vulnerable during emergencies.  How do the children who have survived the earthquake in Nepal cope with the trauma?  They may have lost their parents, their homes and/ or their schools. Art therapy has been used in disaster relief to help children cope with loss and displacement in a natural catastrophe and in... Continue Reading →

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