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Video blog: The Liberian Refugees of Buduburam

Refugees

Video documentary of my July 2005 visit to the Liberian refugee camp in Buduburam, Ghana. I learn about the challenges faced by Liberians forced to flee their homeland, as well as some of the training programs available to them. I visit one of the camp's telecentres, as well as an women's literacy support group. Music used with permission of Alula Records.

Nine minutes, 50 megabytes.

Low-res version (20 megabytes):
http://www.andycarvin.com/video/refugees-low.mov

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6 comments

  • My name is Henry Owen Johnson by the way, I’m a Liberian Actor based in the U.S.A. I’m interesting in Liberians who are on the camps in Ghana and will be coming this year June 2006.

  • Good 2 go Liberians on the camp.As 4 me I’m a Liberian Actor based in the USA Colorado. Let’s keep on with the good works, to make our country proud.

  • Rachael Barway

    I think Liberia is on a good start. Ellen will do a good job we trust her and i’m also planning to go back to liberia in December for the christmas. i hope to see some development by then.

  • sue

    its seems nobody has put a comment in here for some time but I am here to warn people of scammers
    I opened my heart to a liberian refugee and his daughter his name is Joseph Morrison or Joseph Stalin Odio and with one story after another he managed to get me to send so much money its just terrible to even think of as Im so up against it now. All stories were very valid concerns on thier own but put them all together and its too much to happen in one persons life actually its like a Forrest Gump movie it just keeps going on and so many things happen its just unbelievable and you know your been had and u know the hardest thing to face is that it wasnt real that the dream of meeting him and all the stories were just a means to an end and me as a person didnt matter I was just means to his greed
    Sue

    • Loraine Fleeman

      Please email me at godsfiddler@yahoo.com. My husband got scammed the same way. So has another lady. We are trying to get people together and bring this jerk to the FBI.

  • Ariesable

    hello everyone, I am a liberian male 28yrs on the refugee camp.
    I got so interested to leave a blog here just thank those who poured out their heart for liberian in this place. God bless them.
    If anyone want to know me better here is my ariesable@yahoo.com tel:00233243661029
    god bless u all

    Aries

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