Ansumana sat listening intently to her teacher before playing happily with her friends when I met her earlier this year. Just three years old, she and her older brother Bandu are students at the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) early childhood class serving urban refugees in Kampala, Uganda. Their father, whom I spoke briefly with, told me they fled the Central African Republic … [Read more...] about An Early Start in the Most Challenging Circumstances
Giulia McPherson is the Director of Advocacy & Operations at Jesuit Refugee Service/USA. She has more than 15 years’ experience working with international development and humanitarian assistance organizations and can be reached at email@example.com or @GiuliaMcPherson.