Today’s Solutions: July 25, 2024

Protest sign in support of churches offering sanctuary to refugees.

Transforming migrant rhetoric is key in preventing genocides

The recent outbreak of war in Ukraine has forced many refugees to seek safety in countries throughout Europe. They are one part of a global diaspora of people escaping their homes due to war, discriminatory laws, little opportunity, and safety concerns. Despite this understandable reasoning, many Read More...

Modular shelters designed for refugees

Ukrainian architects build modular shelters for refugees

Since Russia’s invasion, more than 6.5 million internally displaced people in Ukraine have fled their homes to find safety. Many of them are currently crowded in large spaces like school gyms or bomb shelters, with bare amenities available. In a bid to properly accommodate these refugees, a team Read More...

Two Ukrainian boy refugees in Chisinau, Moldova, at a refugee shelter

How to help Ukrainian refugees in Moldova

Since it began on the 24th of February, the war in Ukraine has forced millions of people to leave their homes. According to the UNHCR, more than 3 million people have already fled, and many more are expected to leave as the situation escalates. A great number of these people have sought refuge in Read More...

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People are booking Airbnbs in Ukraine to help those in need

Over the last few days, Airbnb hosts in Ukraine have been receiving an overwhelming amount of booking requests from people across the world who don’t plan to show up. The gestures are part of a new way people have been showing their support to those affected by the war in Eastern Europe. Sarah Read More...

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Bread and Roses uses floristry to empower refugee women in London

Rebuilding a life in a foreign country as a refugee is not an easy task. This is especially true for women, who often face more barriers than men as they are less likely to have had formal work experience and are not able to consistently attend language classes because of child-rearing obligations Read More...

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This device makes clean clothes accessible anywhere

Wearing a clean set of clothes is not just about hygiene. It’s about dignity. Putting on clean clothing in the morning can help you feel more confident and empower you to put your best foot forward. Unfortunately, without access to clean clothing, respect from others can be hard to come Read More...

Afghan all-girls robotics team

Afghan all-girls robotics team warmly received in Mexico

Back in the spring of 2020, we wrote about the impressive all-girl robotics team from Afghanistan who was building ventilators from used car parts to treat Covid-19 patients. Now that the Taliban has seized power in Afghanistan, many people, including this team of impressive teenage girls, face an Read More...

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A list of charities offering support and aid in Afghanistan

Watching the unrest and crisis in Afghanistan unfold this week has been devastating and leaves many of us asking, what can I do? These are some organizations offering direct aid and relief and now accepting donations and volunteers. International Rescue Committee This organization has been Read More...

This sanitary pad washing kit

This sanitary pad washing kit helps refugees tackle period poverty

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), there are 82.4 million forcibly displaced people around the world, about 6 million of which live in refugee camps. Women make up half of these populations, yet access to period products in these environments remains a major Read More...

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Playtime & puppets help refugee children and families through the pandemic

Before the pandemic hit in early March of 2020, you would have found refugee children living in Rohingya, the largest refugee camp in recorded history, laughing, jumping, and playing in a BRAC Humanitarian Play Lab (HPL), a colorful and welcoming structure, its floors padded with embroidered mats Read More...