Thank you to all who helped us celebrate 100 years of service to Rhode Island!
Dorcas International strives to create a welcoming environment for all, working to empower newcomers and Rhode Islanders alike for more than 100 years.
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There are many ways to help us help refugees, immigrants and vulnerable Rhode Islanders get what they need to live the life they deserve. We provide services to thousands of people each year, and truly need the support of our community to ensure that all of our programs and services are readily available and accessible to those who need it most.
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Thank you for joining us & helping celebrate 100 years of service to the Rhode Island community. We are grateful!
Resettlement presentation by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island's Executive Director, Kathy Cloutier. March 31, 2022
Empowering immigrants, refugees and vulnerable Rhode Islanders for 100 years.
Hassinullah Niazy was starting his third year at Kabul Polytechnic University when the Taliban took control of the Afghan government.
President Joe Biden announced last month that the United States would welcome 100,000 Ukrainian refugees.
“It’s very rare people recognize you for just being a human being.”
For Ada Uzia Boaz and Chance Boas living in Tanzania’s refugee camps meant surviving in very difficult conditions. A great deal of their time was spent waiting for food rations, clean drinking water – and especially – waiting decades for a permanent home. Despite the struggles, life went on amid the suffering.