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These best friends were bonded by war and exile

Souad helped Samira take out a loan to start a wedding dress rental business that has flourished.

In Rwanda, Congolese refugees rebuild

Just off the Gihembe refugee camp’s main street is the community’s first carpenter. His name is Lubingo, and he owns Gisanga Family Carpentry with his wife and sons. 

A Syrian refugee and Lebanese local created a thriving business

Samah and Ahlam are successful business partners who have more than tripled their monthly income since starting a clothes resale venture together.