Nahom’s Story
Nahom left Eritrea with his siblings for Khartoum, Sudan to join his uncle who had fled Eritrea some time before. Next, Nahom’s family hitched a ride on a truck bound for the Sudan-Libya border. At the border, Nahom and his family boarded another truck, lying underneath a tarp that covered the truck’s bed.
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Agappe’s Story
Agappe was born and raised in the town of Masisi, in southern end of the Nord-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo until 2008, when fighting broke out in Nord-Kivu. His mother led her family out of the warzone on a bus to Kampala, Uganda. They stayed in a refugee camp on the edge of the city for a few months before continuing onward to Nairobi, Kenya. Agappe’s…
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Sada’s Story
Nduwimana Sada Nahayo lived all her life in North Kivu, a province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, one of the most violent areas during the Second Congo War and the Kivu Conflict. Sada doesn’t like to talk about or even remember the trauma she experienced and witnessed back in her country. “Innocent people die every day without knowing what’s going on.”
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