Chad

I Am Leaving, But My Heart Stays With HIAS

Nov 05, 2019

Joyce Kanja left HIAS earlier this year after working as the Chad country director for 11 years.

Celebrating World Refugee Day 2019

Jun 24, 2019

On World Refugee Day all over the world, HIAS and its supporters took part in celebrations of refugees.

Refugee Women in Chad Bake Bread to Make a Living

Feb 07, 2019

Refugee women in Chad learned how to bake bread and with it support their families.

HIAS Active in 16 Days Campaign to End Gender-Based Violence

Dec 14, 2018

HIAS joins in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, the international campaign to stop violence against women and girls.

Refugees in Chad are Making the Desert Bloom

Jun 04, 2018

“I am able to cover my family’s basic needs and share my produce with my close ones, just like the old times in Sudan.”

Permagardening in Chad Boosts Livelihoods For Refugees

Aug 17, 2017

With funds from Jewish World Watch, HIAS Chad has begun implementing a highly innovative and cost-effective initiative to help refugees grow food year-around.

New Food Distribution Program Increases Autonomy for Sudanese Refugees in Chad

May 18, 2017

HIAS Chad is partnering with the World Food Programme and UNHCR to implement a new model for food distribution for Sudanese refugees.

16 Days of Activism: Standing Up to Violence Against Women

Dec 20, 2016

Some bold men in Uganda opted to walk in women’s shoes for a day—literally. They joined a march in the streets of Kampala, boldly decked out in high heels, purses and women’s wraps in order to make a very public statement about the need to end violence against women. This was one of many events held around the world during the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Violence Against Women.

Sudanese Refugees Making a Difference in Chad

Jul 28, 2016

So much of what I saw in these refugee camps was artificial–buildings that don’t belong in the middle of a desert, and people who don’t belong in the camps. By empowering refugees to become agents of change in their own communities, HIAS is helping to restore their dignity and self-sufficiency.

Photos: See How Refugees Around the World Celebrate World Refugee Day

Jun 23, 2016

On June 20, 2016, World Refugee Day celebrations around the world honored the bravery and perseverance of the millions of men, women and children who are refugees today—and also provided an opportunity for refugees themselves to have a bit of fun.

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