We’re spending a month highlighting all the amazing ways you can help make a difference to refugees around the world.
If you’ve ever felt helpless or hopeless hearing about the millions of people forced to flee their homes, we want to change all that so that you can do something you believe in.
You’ve already taken the first step, probably without even realising it. As Mohamed, a refugee from Somalia, explains:
“There is a proverb in my culture which says an open heart is entered but not an open door. So if you see an open door you will not enter it, but you will enter it if the person who is there has an open heart. So I think having a great heart, it's the first thing.”
So you’re off to an excellent start.
But if you are going to make a difference, you need to know the basics – what is a refugee?