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Hope & Opportunity

March 29, 2024

Simeon arrived to a refugee camp in Rwanda with his parents and siblings when he was just six years old. Now, nearly thirty years later, he and his wife and four children are finally beginning their new lives in Greensboro. Simeon described his feelings during his first days and weeks in America as “very, very, very, very happy.” A big...

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Community Organizing

September 1, 2021

If you are a refugee interested in working to strengthen and empower your community or joining the Integration Working Group, reach out to CWSG Refugee Community Organizer Maria Cortez at mcortezperez@cwsglobal.org or call the CWSG office at 336-617-0381....

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CARE Groups

August 3, 2021

Coordinated by the CWS Durham and Greensboro offices, the CARE Program seeks to pair groups of dedicated community sponsors with resettled refugees in their communities to support their quest for upward mobility and full integration. Check out the information below to learn more about this program! What is the CARE Program? Although CWS provides several avenues of support for refugees...

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Impact Reports and Financials

August 3, 2021

LOCAL GREENSBORO IMPACT REPORTS: CWS Greensboro FY2021 Impact Report CWS Greensboro CY2019 Impact Report   FINANCIAL STATEMENTS: CWS Greensboro operates under the governance of CWS Global’s Board of Directors and our finances are included in the CWS Global annual audit. Here are CWS Global’s audited reports from the past several years: CWS Global 2020 Audited Financials CWS Global 2019 Audited...

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Rihab and Mustafa

May 22, 2021

Today, I had the pleasure of meeting with Rihab and her family. Though both she and her husband Mustafa are from Sudan originally, they lived for several years working in United Arab Emirates.  Mustafa moved to U.A.E. first when he began working as a Bank Manager with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi. Rihab, on the other hand, worked as...

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