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Qadoora Family story

Empowering Refugee Families in Washington

Sameer Qadoora has been a refugee since birth. As a child, his family fled violent conflict in present-day Israel and became citizens of Iraq. It was in Baghdad that he eventually met his wife, Hanan. In 2006, Sameer and Hanan were forced to flee when militants pursued Sameer for unknown reasons. With two children already, Hanan was eight months pregnant.…

(Malawi) Titus & Agnes

This is Mr. Titus and his wife, Agnes, both of whom live in Malawi with their four children. When Mr. Titus was tested positive for HIV over 10 years ago, he was terrified. “I could not participate in community events or even eat together with people who were not also HIV positive. I was frequently ill and hopeless.” In fact,…

(DR Congo) Dusabe’s Story

Dusabe Nsenga is a mother of 6 children and a farmer in DR Congo. She is a member of a Farmers’ Association, where she learns best practices for farming and marketing her produce. She has seen her Irish potato harvests grow dramatically since receiving training from World Relief staff. “I have food in my household [and] my livelihood is improving…