Posts tagged helping refugees in Africa
S. Sudan: Your support changes lives

Thank you to many of you who have responded to our last email plea. We had people really sacrifice on behalf of the people we serve.  More than $900/mo of the $1500/mo we needed has already been provided! We were able to send these additional funds to our clinic in northern Uganda and therefore we are nearly able to handle all of the waves of refugees from South Sudan. Thank you!

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S. Sudan: Refuge in the Midst of Desperation

Last month at this clinic we treated 7253 people, 90% of whom were South Sudanese refugees fleeing the fighting in South Sudan. Our normal treatment reaches between 3500 to 4000 people. In the month of July there were 1934 positive malaria cases. This area of Uganda is having a horrible year for malaria and many are dying when they don’t have to. 

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And the Story Goes…

Thousands had been massacred in rural villages of the African bush. From women to children to men, young and old, none were spared. Only a handful survived. Now scattered, hungry and terrified, some of them managed to reunite at a remote village of huts. As if nature itself were weeping for the lost lives, it rained that sorrowful day…pouring down in torrents and creating mud from the dirt ground.

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How Running a Triathlon Helps Refugees

Becky Watson is a lover of people. You can see it in her profession as a nurse and in her commitment to Global Refuge. If you’ve ever stopped into our Global Goods and Coffee House in Old Town Arvada, you’ve most likely met her there. She’s probably served you delicious coffee and homemade pie with that genuine smile our volunteers are known for. Or maybe you’ve interacted with her at our Global Thrift store. Either way, you can now get to know her and at the same time support Global Refuge by donating to her latest contribution to our efforts – Becky is participating in the Your Cause Sports Olympic Triathlon!

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