Economic Inclusion

LISTEN: CFR Discussion on How COVID-19 is Affecting Refugees

Apr 30, 2020

The Council on Foreign Relations interviews HIAS' VP of International Programs Rachel Levitan.
José Miguel Palma and HIAS counselor Paola Tapia.

'Everything Is Different': One Refugee's Journey Out of Extreme Poverty

Mar 10, 2020

Ten years after fleeing his home in Colombia, José Miguel Palma has a degree, a career, and a thriving family.

Entrepreneurship School Is Now in Session

Feb 26, 2020

HIAS Peru has developed a special methodology for gender-based violence (GBV) survivors and women living at a greater risk of violence to help them succeed economically and socially.

Accenture Volunteers Help HIAS Clients On the Job Hunt

Feb 06, 2020

Navigating a job search can be hard for anyone. For refugees still adapting to life in a new country, it’s one of the biggest challenges they face. With little knowledge of where to look for jobs or how to apply for them, the process can seem overwhelming.

How Can I Help You? HIAS and UNIQLO Partner on Jobs for Refugee Women

Jan 23, 2020

HIAS and UNIQLO have launched a pilot program to provide employment and skills training to refugee women.

Innovative HIAS Program Helps Lift Venezuelan Refugees Out of Poverty

Jan 06, 2020

UNHCR recognizes the success stories of families in HIAS Ecuador's Graduation Model refugee integration and poverty prevention program.

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.

Job Fair Makes Things More Fair for Refugees in Panama

Jan 31, 2019

In Panama, HIAS helped provide trainings and empowerment sessions to more than 80 refugees to help them find jobs.

A Different Kind of Graduation Helps People to Start Over

Jan 23, 2019

A family starts over in a new country-- with HIAS' help.

How to “Revive” Electronics for Refugees

Sep 27, 2018

Next time you think about throwing out an old computer, think about reviving it instead.

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