He Hid in a Latrine. Now He’s a Humanitarian.
Redwan lived in a small village in Myanmar with his wife, two children and extended family. On a quiet morning in 2017, they heard gunshots nearby and ran out of their home to witness a slaughter. The entire village —…
No Other Option: Morjan’s Story
“We had no choice – they left us no options. They were chopping necks. They were raping women. We had to leave.” Morjan tells of her escape to Bangladesh.
Called to Serve, Racheal Puts Love Into Action
I had the privilege of meeting Racheal, a Medical Teams International Program Manager in Uganda, a few months ago. Despite being 8,500 miles apart and chatting over a video call, we bonded quickly. We were around the same age and…
After Years of Despair, A Syrian Woman Finds Her Purpose
Shaza is a young Syrian woman. Seven years ago, her life turned upside down. War destroyed her home and extinguished her dreams.
Storms Impact Refugees in Lebanon
Faced with howling wind and fierce rain, Halima’s family of 16 squeezed into the only place free of rising flood waters — a tiny room in the back of their makeshift shelter.
Rasha Brings Hope to Her Settlement
“Mom, we’re dying – we’re dying, mom!”
All she could do was stand stone-footed, unable to move.
Medical Teams President Meets Rohingya Refugees
At our clinic I met a young Rohingya woman named Fatima. Her face was covered with a heavy black niqab, revealing only her eyes. I watched intently as she spoke of her painful exodus from Myanmar nearly six months ago…
Hope Renewed for Community Health Worker Yasmin
Unlike the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who recently crossed the border, Yasmin has spent her entire life in a refugee camp in Bangladesh…
Sending Medicines when Hospitals are Gone.
The injured are left without medicines or supplies, and many who flee to safer places face impossibly expensive or nonexistent medical care…
Filled with Fear, Eh Wah Knew Where to Turn for Help.
Imagine for a moment that you are in desperate need of medical care, but the only care available to you is either too far away or too expensive…