Most refugees worldwide live in urban areas like Nairobi, Kenya, or Amman, Jordan. We visited our partner the International Rescue Committee and talked to urban refugees who are rebuilding their lives, using their talents, skills and aspirations.
No matter what refugees leave behind, they all bring three things to their new country: talents, skills and aspirations. Together with International Rescue Committee we help them transform those gifts into a brighter future.
Imagine having to flee for your life only to end up living in a tent, barely protected from heat and storms, and having almost no privacy or security.
Better Shelter — an enterprise we initially funded — strives to improve life for people displaced by armed conflicts and natural disasters by providing them with a better temporary shelter. It is lightweight, modular, and provides better...
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