Refugees: Displaced, not discouraged

Stories of how refugees in Asia are finding ways to not only survive but thrive as they await resettlement,
and the communities that are helping them get back on their feet.

From fleeing for their lives to finding a peace of mind

Through mental health, HEI helps refugees in Malaysia survive

In Malaysia, a refugee community that keeps giving

From the heart of one refugee community to the heart of its host.

Amid closed borders, paths to an open future for refugees

Singapore may not accept refugees, but that's no barrier to these Singaporeans supporting the cause

Refugees: myth vs fact

Eight myths about refugees debunked

The Man from Everywhere, and Nowhere

A former refugee living purposefully for those in limbo

When you help a refugee, you help a neighbour

Doesn't matter where you are, you can help refugees

Allies in Writing – Refugees Shaping Their Own Stories

Refugees using their voice to narrate their own stories

Education for Refugees: Lessons from the Ground

What if refugees helped design their education?

The Refugee Entrepreneur: HELPing Those in Need

The refugee committed to helping his community thrive

A Choice of Sacrifice. A Choice of Hope.

S'porean family in Oman help refugees thru COVID-19

The learning journey continues

RLC continues to spread hope — with free education that frees minds.

From refugee to community leader: A single mother’s story

She needed support at first, now Yusra assists other struggling refugees in Malaysia.

A Friend Who Happens to be a Refugee

She was watching an OBW video in Singapore about him, a Syrian refugee in Malaysia. But she didn't stop at just watching the video.

03 Jul 2019

A Friendship Written in the Books

Their friendship was sparked by books and that led one of them to writing one.

28 Jun 2019

Past horrors transformed into future aspirations

Rohingya refugee women find a new lease of life through RWDN, Malaysia’s first NGO led by Rohingya women.

26 Jun 2019

A school for refugees, by refugees

Stuck in a foreign land with few resources, these refugees in Indonesia didn't wait for a solution, they created their own.

The refugee crisis isn’t going away. You can help

A refugee’s problems can’t be solved overnight. But here are some groups helping them get back on their feet, for a start.

From outsider to insider: Sharing a meal with refugees

The Picha Project nourishes cross-cultural understanding in Malaysia.  

They lost everything. But they’re finding hope on stage

In Malaysia, Parastoo is helping refugees take centre stage in a quest for hope and acceptance.  

What this Syrian refugee does will make you smile

He was taught entrepreneurial skills and is now reaching out to other refugees

07 Feb 2017

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