Life Skills for Burundian Refugees, Volume 1, Topic 5: Adjusting to a New Home
This seven-page document in Kirundi and English offers people advice about adjusting to life in a new country. The document defines culture, and identifies the challenges of learning to live and work in a new home. It describes signs of stress, and provides tips for managing it. Advice for adjusting to a new culture is provided, such as learning about a new country and community, making friends with Americans, spending time with family, and sharing experiences with them. The USCRI's complete Life Skills for Burundian Refugees resource is also available at www.refugees.org.
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.