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Amaanah Refugee Services Sets the Bar for Houston Refugees

Amaanah Refugee Services Sets the Bar for Houston Refugees

  Upon entering the Amaanah Refugee Services office, I felt like there was something different about this organization. This would not be my first time volunteering to help refugees. As an International Studies major, I have previously worked with refugees. My experience includes working with a startup nonprofit organization in Amman, Jordan that worked with Iraqi refugees, the UNRWA wit[read more...]
We didn’t ask to be Egyptian Houstonians… We just got Lucky!

We didn’t ask to be Egyptian Houstonians… We just got Lucky!

Being an Egyptian in Houston is not easy and it is most definitely not like living anywhere else in the U.S.   You know you’re an Egyptian in Houston if…   1. At least one family member works for the oil and gas industry. Located in the oil & gas Mecca of the U.S. - These oil prices are killing us!   2. You frequent shisha, or hookah, cafes – even if you don’t smoke[read more...]
Egyptian Team Wins Houston The Sister Cities of Houston Tournament

Egyptian Team Wins Houston The Sister Cities of Houston Tournament

  The Egyptian soccer team beat the Japanese soccer team in the final round of the annual Sister Cities Houston Soccer Tournament, to be crowned SCH Soccer Champions. Eight teams participated in the tournament, which was held on February 7 at Cullen Park. The two-day soccer championship was held on January 31, 2014 and February 7, 2015 by SCH and sponsored by Methodist Hospital. The n[read more...]
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