Eating Like A Refugee | The Ration Challenge



Apathy is easy.

We can dismiss critical, life-staking global issues such as the refugee crisis… simply because they don’t directly concern us. Regardless of our moral consciousness, we are all guilty of apathy in some form or another.

But I have a challenge for you:

I challenge you to care.

And, beyond that… I challenge you to spread that empathy.

From June 19-25, I am participating in Act of Peace’s Ration Challenge, whereby for the entire week I consume only rations. Rations? The daily meals of refugees in camps, composed of measured and small quantities of rice, lentils, chickpeas, sardines, kidney beans and oil. During that week, I intend to blog daily to bring readers along on this journey.

But I can’t do this alone.

And that’s where you come in. Yes, you.

Here are some ways to spread your empathy:

(A) Donate. A small donation on your end is an alleviation of survival conditions for a Syrian refugee. Donations will boost medical treatments for severe illnesses, increase supply of rations, and much more. for a Syrian refugee. Please help me make a difference by making one yourself: donating to this incredibly worthy cause. Simply click here.

(B) Participate. Join the challenge yourself to fully experience the eating plans of the average refugee. And expand your empathy and perspective wisdom.

(C) Share. If you are unable to donate or participate, share this post around. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WordPress, etc. By raising awareness, we can educate. We can empathise. And we can take action.

Together, we can make a difference.


7 Comments Add yours

  1. marialigaya says:

    Reblogged this on Crapload of Words and commented:
    I won’t be able to participate, so better share the word.

  2. Aryaman says:

    Thank you so much for the reference, maam!

  3. Thank you for the reference. 🙂
    It’s nice to know that my work is appreciated.

    Good luck on the ration thing. You’re braver than I. I’m really interested to see the end results.

  4. Thanks for including my link. I hope my write can provide hope and light to others.

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