• Meet Karim (Sponsorship Introduction)

    When I [got off] the airplane and saw the American people, at once I felt that I should try to forget the past like a kid that had found his family. Karim. Click on the photo to read more about Karim and the chance to sponsor refugees.

  • Karim Shopping (Month One)

    The refugee is a tired person coming a long way who needs rest and support. He hasn’t seen a friend for a long time, or talked with anyone for a long time. Karim. Click on the photo to read more.

  • Sponsorship: Month Two

    The person is coming to a new country and needs to be trained on how to have and keep a job in America because there are differences. Karim. Click on the photo to read more.

  • Karim at the Bus (Month Three)

    Bus training for refugees is very important. For example, [knowing] which door to enter into and to leave, and how to get off at stops. Karim. Click on the photo to read more.

  • Sponsorship: Month Four

    I just wanted to inform one person back in Turkey and Iran to let them know that I was here in the United States so they could tell the rest of my family. Karim. Click on the photo to read more.

  • Karim Driving (Month Five)

    When I got my driver’s license, I felt that I had really become an American because I can use the car. Karim. Click on the photo to read more.

  • Karim at Work (Month Six)

    Should I always be silenced about my unfair wage and position? Karim. Click on the photo to read more.

  • Karim with World Relief Durham Staff (Conclusion)

    World Relief told me I would be assisted for a period of time in order to become independent by learning English, learning things from orientation, and by my job. Karim. Click on the photo to read more.