Refugee Feet

Refugee Feet

This blog was originally posted on DarfurUnited.com. These feet have escaped unimaginable violence, walked countless miles, and crossed international borders. These are the feet of refugees, and now they to get kick footballs—and experience the pure joy of play. For...
Investing in our Common Humanity

Investing in our Common Humanity

This posted was originally posted on DarfurUnited.com. Today, the first day of Refugees United Soccer Academy training in Gado refugee site, was perhaps the most rewarding day of our trip so far. It was 15 minutes into the warm-up when I thought, aw yes, this is why...
Refugee Borders and Scars

Refugee Borders and Scars

Gado refugee site is barely 20 kilometers away from the border between Cameroon and Central African Republic (CAR). The site is on the Cameroon side, with the refugees coming from CAR. Most of them arrived in 2014, escaping brutal mass violence that continues to tear...