2016 Annual REPORT

Refugee SUCCESSES

In 2016, 151 job placements for refugees resulted in over $1,200,000 in additional income for refugee families.

We've also saved 101 refugees $80,000 in immigration filing fees and helped refugees acquire green cards, become US citizens, and united families separated by conflict.

Nations Academy, our after-school and summer reading program, serves refugee children by providing homework help, individualized internet-based reading tutoring, summer reading intensives, and enrichment activities.  In 2016, on average, each child improved 9 (out of 18 reading levels) Lexia levels and 58% improved their English grade--all an amazing achievement for children who have so much to overcome and are learning English for the first time!  Click here to learn more about how we use Lexia. 189 volunteers gave 3,589 hours in helping refugees rebuild their lives.

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