See What Happens When People Help Refugees Thrive
We’ve all seen the images: children caked in rubble dust, beaches strewn with life jackets, downtrodden crowds on highways. But what happens to refugees when they reach their safe havens? For most, the struggle only takes on a new form, even in peaceful Scandinavia.
To ease the burden of starting over, volunteer groups like Stockholm’s Refugees Welcome Stockholm work to acclimate refugees to their unfamiliar new surroundings. Here are the stories of some of those Scandinavian refugees and the volunteers whom many now call friends.