Blogs

Law Wha's Story, Karenni State, Myanmar

April 14, 2021

"Since I started attending this training...I have started to think about Karenni state and how to regain our basic rights, which we have lost.”

Yunji's internship 2014

September 29, 2021

What I cherish my internship with REI/RIJ the most is that this experience helped me discover my passion in humanitarianism and that I too, as an individual can make a difference through various means.

Madison's internship 2016

September 15, 2021

My experience with REI inspired me to become involved in the immigrant rights movement in the United States when I returned to Philadelphia from Tokyo. Ultimately, my time at REI inspired me to "think globally, act locally."

Jonathan's internship 2018

September 9, 2021

REI has had people from many different backgrounds. It doesn't matter if you're a graphic designer, software engineer, or music studies major, if the international humanitarian sector is something you feel passionate about I would highly recommend you join REI's pursuit to empower the refugees we serve through our programs.

Siri's internship 2014

September 9, 2021

For anyone considering applying for an internship at REI, my only advice is; just go for it! It is a great place to work and you will meet fun, inspirational and intelligent people. REI has a lot to offer

A good distraction in challenging times

August 4, 2021

A good distraction in challenging times and an opportunity to support others: “REImagine Rwanda” was REI’s second virtual walking challenge

Walk with REI!

July 14, 2021

REI Virtual Walking Challenges are a great opportunity for you to experience the thrills of walking through different areas around the world while going about your regular exercise.

REI Cooking Challenge

June 23, 2021

Put your creativity and cooking skills to the test in your kitchen while supporting refugee communities across the world!

Light Up the Life of a Refugee Child

June 23, 2021

A concert for children, by children. Come see students from schools across the Tokyo area show off their musical talent for a great cause!

REImagining RIJ

June 23, 2021

in the last year, we changed our name to Refugee Empowerment International (REI). Aname that allows us to be more inclusive in our message and the name is the message!

F1 Race Night

June 22, 2021

Compete your friends and colleagues on the best F1 circuits. Enjoy an evening of adrenaline in an unforgettable and exciting motor racing experience.