New team in training to coordinate Quito refugee project

December 22, 2014

Work with the refugee project never ceases to be an enormously busy task with tough challenges in trying to stay on top of hundreds of complicated and difficult cases of families that continually arrive, mostly from Colombia. During the past year alone, I interviewed 333 refugee families and followed up on many of their cases […]


The difference between hope and despair: refugees in Ecuador

January 1, 2012

As I was enjoying the company of a few Ecuadorian friends in late June, my cell phone unexpectedly rang. The anxious Colombian voice on the other end explained the details of a dilemma that has become a common story since I began working with the Colombian refugee population in Ecuador in December of last year: […]



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