Poetry by Somali women in Dadaab refugee camp

In Kenya, over 500,000 refugees take shelter at Dadaab Refugee Camp, making it the largest camp of its kind in the world. However, the camp’s massive size does not come close to the extraordinary strength, determination and courage of its people.Meet 18 year old Koswar Asad Warsame. Like many young girls around the world, she loves poetry. In the videos below, Koswar reads her extraordinary original poetry – poems of both empowerment and sorrow.

via Inspiration and Hope on World Refugee Day.

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