25 February 2019
My pillow, my bank
I was born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; a country dubbed to be the cradle of mankind. I live in London, one of the greatest and cosmopolitan cities in the world. In love with this amazing city of ours. I also have seen beautiful cities in Africa, Europe and North America. Thanking God for these great experiences in life. Professional wise, I enjoy my Community Organising job in UK. This rewarding job brings me in touch with people from across the globe who relentlessly work hard to bring the kingdom of heaven on earth. People ready to change the world from ‘as it is’ to ‘as it should be’. I am concerned about the current refugee crisis. Many people across the world are persecuted for their religion, race, political belief, sexual orientation and other reasons. It is disheartening to see fellow humans denied the right to a decent life. I hate it when some abuse others using their POWER. I also hate it when leaders cling onto power by force. Hence defending human rights is more than important for me. It is down to my generation to identify, train and coach the next generation of leaders and empower them with hope and love. The next generation deserves better.
As our TV screens, newspapers and social media outlets bring more and more atrocious news about the worsening refugee crisis, there is a nat...