Young refugee’s incredible journey

posted : 9th November 2017

In our work we meet many inspiring individuals. People who experienced war, violence, torture and had to overcome many obstacles to be able to seek sanctuary and start a new life in safety. 

Yusra’s incredible journey is a journey of hope and we wish her all the best in achieving her dreams. 

Refugee to Olympian – swimmer Yusra Mardini’s incredible journey as she targets Tokyo 2020

Yusra Mardini represented Team Refugee as a swimmer at the Rio Olympics in 2016, less than a year before she fled war-torn Syria and made the 25-day journey to Europe.