Here’s a lovely story for Refugee week. On hearing of one young lady’s struggles to keep up her studies during lockdown, a kind benefactor from a church group in St. Helens immediately promised to make sure that Bayan could fully engage with online classes. Just two days later a brand new laptop arrived. Bayan told us, “I am so happy with my new laptop. I want to say thank you to the person who gave it to me.”
Born in Aleppo, Bayan arrived in Liverpool as a 13 year old after spending the previous 4 years in a refugee camp in the Lebanon. Since then she has worked hard to learn English and to keep up with her schoolwork. This gift will certainly be a great help to Bayan as she works towards her GCSEs.

Bayan with her new laptop