‘Who is helping the poorest people – who can not afford to leave?’ they asked us.
The poorest people in the village, without money, much food or even a house, asked if we might sponsor them. This is the Village who helped 8,500 IDPs (Internally Displaced People). They need our help.
Canada’s privately financed sponsorship programme has settled more than 200,000 refugees since 1979. A study suggests that privately sponsored refugees become self-sufficient more quickly than those sponsored by the Canadian government.