Arvin, crossed continents to reach safety and a place at school

Arvin, crossed continents to reach safety and a place at school

We first met Arvin, a serious young boy from Iran, living in a tent in Dunkirk.

He had been through a long and dangerous journey from his home and despite still living in desperate circumstances, he had a lot of hope for the future.
Arvin and his brother who has autism, made the dangerous journey across the channel in a dinghy earlier this year.

We are so happy to share that Arvin is safe and starting school in the UK this week. He is very excited and has been going over all the school rules and his new uniform list.
If only we could make more children like Arvin safe and happy.

Find out how you can get involved and volunteer for Care4Calais

young refugee boy starts school in London

About Care4Calais

Care4Calais was founded by a group of volunteers with the sole aim of supporting the people of the Calais refugee camps, providing fresh meals, warm clothing, heating and important legal and medical support.

We are not politicians – we are people like you who simply believe that every human has the right to be treated in a fair and dignified way.

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