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SUCCESS STORY: In the virtual world we live in, having an advanced knowledge of computers is particularly helpful. That’s why Blossom Hill funds the Re:Coded bootcamps in Yemen and Turkey, which teach refugee youth how to code and allows them to follow their technological dreams. Today’s success story is about Mohamed, a handicapped student in […]

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As World Refugee Day approaches, Blossom Hill seeks to bring awareness to the plight of refugee children across the world and provide opportunities for empowerment. Especially during COVID-19, technology is an important resource for developing children’s literacy skills and improving their access to higher education. Click the donate button to join us in empowering refugee […]

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BH FELLOWS ALEXANDRA & MARCELLO Blossom Hill Fellows Alexandra Clare and Marcello Bonatto are running their coding boot camps fully online in response to COVID-19. In Yemen, the program has been completed and over half the students already have online jobs. In Turkey, students are in the final stages of the program, completing client projects […]

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After completing a two-year computer graphic design curriculum, 25 students in Herat, Afghanistan graduated with certificates in advanced graphic design programs from Blossom Hill Fellow Fereshteh Forough’s coding school. For these girls, the coding school provided the alternative to early marriage and childbearing, paving a path for a more independent and productive future.

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Meet Amelie Vavrosky. Having worked with refugees in multiple countries over the last seven years through research, policymaking, and consulting, Amelie developed a deep understanding of issues that displaced people face. One of these issues is handling complex forms that often stand in the way of their receiving protection and services in a new country. […]

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Meet Alexandra Clare & Marcello Bonatto. Alexandra and Marcello have over 20 years of combined work experience in education, human rights, and social entrepreneurship in more than 10 countries. With the economy depressed by war and millions displaced, job opportunities for youth in Yemen and Turkey are few. In the informal sector, the pay is […]

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Blossom Hill turns 10! Over the last decade, our Fellows have worked tirelessly to reach tens of thousands of refugee children and youth from the Middle East who have been affected by conflict and war. Their bold programs have allowed our beneficiaries to thrive, turning their hopes to reality. But even as we celebrate a […]

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Blossom Hill Fellow Fereshteh Forough is proud to feature another of her students in her coding school in Herat, Afghanistan. Atefa Abedi is one of her talented Full Stack developers. Atefa believes that: “ My future depends on the dreams and wills that I have. I am always trying to move stronger and more determined than […]

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Blossom Hill Fellow Fereshteh Forough is proud to feature her student Horeya Kabiri. She is one of Code to Inspire’s students in the Graphic Design class in Herat, Afghanistan. Horeya believes that: “Life is full of challenges, but I try to overcome all these challenges in my favor. Life is an opportunity for me to prove […]

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