(in no particular order) 1. Being bright and intelligent can make you feel even more trapped and desperate, when you dream of higher education and a different future, and the camp walls close in. 2. Refugee camps, with tens of thousands of people each, are not supposed to be permanent places of residence, especially in an environment that cannot sustain them. […]
The team searched for a suitable donkey for the Human Rights Mobile Library. Donkeys are the main means of transportation for the refugees and their strength and stamina can be remarkable. It really makes you appreciate these beasts of burden. Our friend Rahma decides to test the librarian’s seat.
The kids get such a kick out of seeing me take a picture of a donkey, and even more if it’s a baby donkey; I’m not sure why! There was this cute little funny guy with the big ears, and I told Rahma, “Donkey.” He laughed but then got serious and said, “Ass, because he […]