Usually, refugees are forced to flee their homes and enter another country for the sake of their own wellbeing and safety. As a result, they may not speak the language of the country that they have settled in and will struggle to find opportunities to improve their living conditions. In fact, many countries that accommodate refugees are already in a state of poverty, meaning employment opportunities and access to basic amenities are already sparse.
Therefore, you might volunteer on a refugee camp to offer mentoring, provide employment skills training, and oversee community-building activities. This is a great way to provide refugees with the skills that they need to seek employment, allowing them to avoid exploitation.
Donate to Our Appeals
Here at UKIM, we have various appeals that are specifically for the purpose of assisting refugees, and we pay particular attention to these in winter. From our work with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to our Winter Emergency Appeal, your donations give us the means of helping refugees this winter. On top of these, we provide aid to Syrian refugees in winter so that we’re able to distribute winter clothes for refugees, food packs, emergency survival packs, hygiene kits, and so much more.
Without your donations, millions of refugees will find themselves dehydrated, hungry, cold, homeless, and unwell. It’s our mission to reach each and every refugee to provide them with the life-saving aid that they so desperately need. You can help them this winter by joining us in our mission.
Sponsor a Child, Family, School, or Child Protection Centre
Although many of us believe childhood to be a time of freedom and fun, this isn’t quite the case for refugee children. In fact, many children are separated from their families during the migration process, contributing to the already staggering number of orphans in these countries. However, even if refugee children do have their parents, they’re still often unable to attend school, leaving them susceptible to exploitative labour.
By sponsoring a child or family, you can be sure that you’re saving someone from this dreaded fate. Your sponsorship money will go towards ensuring that these families have access to water, food, shelter, medical facilities, warm clothing, and education. Similarly, if you sponsor a school, you can make certain that children in deprived areas are receiving a quality education, so that they can seek employment in later life and escape the turmoil of poverty. Finally, sponsoring a child protection centre will help protect those poor children living on the streets from abuse, exploitation, and bitter temperatures.
Help Refugees this Winter with UKIM
In the absence of your donations, our charity work simply wouldn’t be possible. Donate today to save the lives of refugees this winter.