Ecuador

Airbnb Pledges to House 20,000 Afghan Refugees

Aug 25, 2021

As resettlement agencies around the world prepare to welcome tens of thousands of Afghans evacuated from Kabul, finding housing for the new arrivals is a significant challenge. Airbnb stepped up.

What Did World Refugee Day Look Like?

Jun 25, 2021

World Refugee Day events around the world celebrated refugees' resilience.

A High-Level Visit for HIAS Offices in Panama and Ecuador

Jun 23, 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi met with HIAS clients in Panama and Ecuador.

HIAS Ecuador Director Sabrina Lustgarten Named Global Executive Vice President

May 25, 2021

HIAS, the international Jewish humanitarian organization, announced that Sabrina Lustgarten, previously the head of HIAS Ecuador, is now serving in the newly established position of executive vice president at the organization’s headquarters.

For HIAS’ New Executive Vice President, It’s Personal

May 25, 2021

Sabrina Lustgarten, HIAS' new executive vice president, says “The refugee is the first person to attend to in the chain of responsibilities.”

HIAS, Airbnb Help Mothers Make New Homes

May 07, 2021

This Mother’s Day we bring you the stories of refugee mothers who got help from HIAS and Airbnb to make their homes anew.

No to GBV, Yes to Economic Empowerment

Apr 14, 2021

A close collaboration in Ecuador between HIAS and UN Women promotes economic empowerment as an effective strategy to stop GBV.

Helping Women Find Safety and New Opportunities

Mar 08, 2021

On International Women's Day we focus on programs in Ecuador, Israel, and Chad where HIAS is focusing on women and helping them find safety and new opportunities.

HIAS Responds to Emergency in Huaquillas

Feb 23, 2021

HIAS Ecuador is responding to an emergency at the country's southern border with Peru.

Refugees and COVID-19: The View From Ecuador

Sabrina Lustgarten, HIAS' country director in Ecuador, explains how the pandemic is affecting the lives of the refugees she serves.

 

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