Watch How Refugee Integration Strengthens Our Communities

When the Al Zhouri family first arrived in Canada from Syria in January 2014, they didn't know how they would become members of the community. But with the support of a group of sponsors, the family quickly found their niche.
Rabiaa Al Zhouri, trained as a seamstress in Syria, quickly became sought after for her gifted sewing ability. She developed a strong friendship with sponsor Cindy Murphy who helped her grow her nascent business and expand her social circles within the community.

Watch and share this video by the UNHCR to help others recognize that welcoming and supporting refugees is in the best interest of all of us, for they enrich our communities and become lifelong friends in their new hometowns.