Asia Pacific – In Motion, videos on refugee stories

“I have a big dream for my son. I myself wish to be an educated man, and I want my son to become one too.  I want him to get opportunities that we couldn’t get,” says Peter, a community organizer from Kachin State, internally displaced in Myanmar.  Peter’s story is the focus of one of several videos the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) has produced as part of its Mercy in Motion campaign, launched on December 8, 2015, at the start of the Holy Year of Mercy.  JRS aims to produce 25 videos, each between four and seven minutes long, in which refugees in Africa and Asia share about their past, their journey, their situation in the camp or urban setting and the hope that education gives them. Read more…