Stories for Change
Our quarterly newsletter features stories from our partners working in local communities to turn violence, poverty and injustice into real change. With your support, more people will have what they need to live well.
Create Safe Places for Refugees tells the story of Mona, a refugee born in Lebanon but who could not go to school. When she was 12 her desperate father sought help from DSPR Lebanon. The director enrolled her in an adult literacy class with older women. Mona flourished. Now 19, she has learnt to read and dance. Thanks to the women who cared for her she has grown in confidence and is exploring new options. Her father cannot speak highly enough of DSPR.
Ten year old Maryanna told her story soon after her family fled Ukraine. Meet her in a child-friendly space at the Budapest airport in Hungary.