Burmese Refugee Defies All Odds
By Johnna Gadomski
L fled from Burma to Malaysia 28 years ago. Although he faced many hardships as an asylum seeker, his challenges were compounded when he lost both his arms in a tragic machine accident. With help and resources from New American Pathways (New AP), L has beaten all odds and is now thriving.
New AP helped L obtain a prosthetic arm – he can now write his own name for the first time in 17 years! He has even completed ... Read more >
Dilip Dahal: From the Bottom of our Heart
Staff members Sarah McCormick (left) and Safia Jama (right) put Dilip in the center of their heart to symbolize their thanks for his support of our work in ongoing case management.
Some of our staff visited with Dilip Dahal, the first Bhutanese refugee resettled here by New American Pathways (then RRISA). Once he settled into his new environment, Dilip started helping many other refugees find their way after arriving in Atlanta – sharing his experiences and helping with interpretation.
As he helped one ... Read more >