During my last visit to the Jungle in Calais, I accidentally met a beautiful Indonesian-Afghan family of a mother and four lovely children. What are the odds?!
His name is Ahmed. 24 years old. Syrian. A dentist by training. And a refugee by fate.
It all started with a kind young man and a lifeless three year old boy. The photo of Aylan Kurdi, a Syrian child who drowned in an attempt to reach Europe, quickly became a powerful symbol of the dangerous journeys our fellow human beings undergo to flee from Syria and other war-torn countries. As I… Continue reading A Ripple in the Ocean: Volunteering in Calais Refugee Camp