Rohingya refugee shines at Malaysia learning centre

Rohingya refugee shines at Malaysia learning centre

At age 15, Ishak bears the weight of his family’s expectations. He’s overcome racial discrimination and the additional challenges of his refugee status to become a school football star, a straight-A student and possibly the first person in the family to complete his...
Mother inspires daughter to academic success

Mother inspires daughter to academic success

Aisha Slaybi was determined that nothing, not bullets, bombs or war, would force her to take her family away from their home in Aleppo until her teenage daughter had graduated from high school. It was May 30, 2014, and in 10 days’ time her daughter, Fatima Alzahraa...
Majid dreams of a good education for his children

Majid dreams of a good education for his children

Majid, 31 years old: “This was our number one dream. We wanted Rose and Baban, our children, to have a good education here. They will go to a good school, they will have a better life than what we had. And we feel safe. It is a terrible feeling when you go outside in...

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