New year update from our CEO

2021 was incredibly challenging in so many ways but with the commitment of our supporters, volunteers and donors, we were able to supply a record-breaking level of help to separated children arriving in the UK. We welcomed dozens of new volunteers – including teams...

The determination of a young refugee

Last week’s news about the 27 refugees who died crossing the English Channel was a stark reminder to Sirvan*, an Iranian refugee, of just how dangerous his own Channel experience was. Aged 18 – crammed into an overcrowded dinghy – he crossed the Channel....

Little Amal and the soft power of the Arts

“Amal is a nine-year-old girl, who will pass through your city. She is alone, afraid and vulnerable – how will you welcome her? What would you like to learn from her? And what would you teach her?” These are the questions asked by Artistic Director Amir Nizar Zuabi to...