It has been nearly a month since Mamadou left Dakar, Senegal with the goal of reaching Brazil. He arrived 10 days ago to the teeming refugee camp in Brasiléia. Here, he holds his prayer beads after an afternoon meal.
Bathrooms at refugee camp, Brasiléia.
Sonia from the Dominican Republic and her daughter, Nana, are on their way to Mato Grosso do Sul. Her husband and Nana’s father, a Haitian man, has been working in construction there for the past two years. He has finally earned enough money to pay their way, but for the past week they have been […] Continue Reading »
Hundreds of migrants from Senegal and Haiti gathered around the governor of Acre, Tião Viana, who travelled to the town of Brasiléia this past Saturday to announce the closing of a refugee camp that first opened in response to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.