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Introducing Lamp Lifeboat Ladder [VIDEO]

Our international project director and creative inspiration Jayne Fleming describes Lamp Lifeboat Ladder and why it is such a unique and special initiative in this video. The name ‘Lamp Lifeboat Ladder’ comes from a Rumi poem, ‘Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.’ The name was chosen by survivors of torture an ...

Challenges facing Syrian Refugees and Jordan: Pressures from a Pandemic

Lamp Lifeboat Ladder’s pilot project is a special program with the Canadian government to provide safe, new homes for 90 torture and sexual violence survivors and their families. Forty of these survivors and their families are currently living in Jordan, with some having fled from Syria. Sadly, the impact of the global pandemic has been particularly harsh on Syrian refugees liv ...

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