Family Bios: May 18, 2019

We’ll visit a young woman from Democratic of Republic of Congo, who lived in foster care shortly after arrival. She arrived about two years ago, having lived in refugee camps most of her life. We’ll help her to settle into her first-ever apartment.

We will also meet two families from Syria. One family had to flee suddenly during civil war and traveled on foot to Jordan. They remained in refugee camps for two years. The couple has six kids ranging in age from 5 months to 20 years old. All are very happy to be in the US.

The second Syrian family is a family of four. They fled Syria for Lebanon in 2012 and eventually found safety in a refugee camp in Jordan. They are very happy to be in the US where the kids (ages 11 and 16) can learn in school and parents can work.