From: The Stream

A ‘home’ away from home

Refugee youth living in camps shine a light on fostering community in spite of difficult circumstances.

With over 15 million refugees worldwide, some are flipping the script on camp hardships. Between rugby clubs and digital storytelling, refugees are innovating to create a sense of normalcy but can they thrive in the camps? From Kenya to Jordan, the youth behind refugee-led projects join The Stream to paint a picture of community life. 

In this episode, we speak to:

Liban Rashid @libanrd
Refugee filmmaker in Dadaab, Kenya
dadaabstories.org

Rabie El Masri
Founder and director of the Palestinian Rugby Project
facebook.com/Palestinian-Rugby-Team

Sami Aldous
Mercy Corps volunteer at the Za’atari camp, Jordan
mercycorps.org

Mohamedsalem Werad @mohamedsalemw 
Sahrawi refugee
saharawivoice.com

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