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Meet Tha Ku Eh - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Meet Tha Ku Eh - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

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My name is Tha Ku Eh and I was born in a Thailand Refugee Camp.  I am a graduate from Balfour Collegiate.  I moved to Canada about 7 years ago.  I could not communicate in English or write in English.  When I was little, I always dreamed I would have a brighter future to become a...


Meet Tila Nepal - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Meet Tila Nepal - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Posted in 2014 Bursary Recipients

My Name is Tila Nepal.  I was born and reaised in the refugee camp in Nepal.  22 year ago my family moved to Nepal as refugee from Bhutan, because they were not allowed to follow their culture and speak thier own language.  People who don't follow the rules were killed and the government was...


Meet Sirjana Subedi - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Meet Sirjana Subedi - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

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My name is Sirjana Subedi.  I live with my parents and two brothers in Regina.  My families are immigrants from Bhutan.  Due to the political situtaiton of the country, my parents became refugees and took asylum in Nepal in 1992.  The refugee camp was sponsored by UNHCR (United National...


Meet Kee Mae Paw - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Meet Kee Mae Paw - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

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My name is Kee Mae Paw!  I am a graduate from Luther High School.  I plan to attend Luther College at the Unversity of Regina, starting in the fall of 2014.  I will be taking International Studies and hope to work with different groups of people, either in Canada or Internationally.  My family...


Meet Hewan Meselab Abrha - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Meet Hewan Meselab Abrha - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

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My name is Hewan Abrha and I was born in Sudan.  I have one sister and one brother.  Before coming to Canada, I completed my grade eleven in Sudan.  After we moved to Canada,  I began at Balfour Collegiate but I was afraid becasue I was not able to converse in either English or French.  It was...


Meet Abdul Malik Janbaz - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Meet Abdul Malik Janbaz - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

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My Name is Abdul Malik Janbaz and I am from Afghanistan.  My parents fled their country at the time of invasion of Russia and became refugees in Pakistan where I was born.  My father was a jounalist with BBC for more than 10 years.  During the past ten years, the situation of Pakistan...