by Brittany Cowan, Philanthropy Communications Intern at Lenovo
Together we heal, learn and shine – that is the theme for this year’s celebration of World Refugee Day and a portrayal of the profound meaning behind this international day. Observed on the 20th of June each year, World Refugee Day aims to celebrate the fortitude of approximately 79.5 million refugees worldwide and spread awareness for refugee advocacy.
After the world went online, the homeless community became more marginalized than ever before. This is how Jangala stepped in to help.
Two key tools are often required to participate in today’s society: a device and the connectivity to make it work.
Most of us take this for granted. Particularly since the pandemic hit, we have been confined to our homes and armed with our laptops, phones, WiFi and high-speed data. They gave us access to entertainment and kept us in touch with friends and family. Some of us have been able to carry on working remotely, seamlessly sharing documents and connecting with colleagues. The internet kept life going when the world outside our doorstep appeared to come to a halt.