A Syrian refugee in Mexico

“Yes, Mexico is different: the culture, the religion, the community,” says Renas Farid Alahmed. “But it’s also the same. The humanity is one.”

After he graduated high school in Damascus, Alahmed’s parents were worried that his participation in anti-government protests would make him a target for reprisal by the Assad regime.

Enter the Habesha Project. The tiny but productive effort made Alahmed one of 14 displaced university students who were chosen to continue their education in the Mexican city of Aguascalientes.

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

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